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Virginia Woolf
1915 Voyage Out Virginia WOOLF First Edition First Impression First Novel
London: Duckworth and Co, 1915. Click on "Read more" under item description for a full description of this lot (on eBay mobile only). Many thanks Louis88Books. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Title The Voyage Out _____ Half Leather Binding ~ First Edition First Impression _____ Author VIRGINIA WOOLF _____________________ Year of Publication 1915 __________________________ Publisher London: Duckworth and Company. _________________________ For full description see below - after all photographs ___________________________________________ Description: London: Duckworth and Company. 1915. First Edition. 8vo. Finely bound in recent half green morocco. Duckworth and Co London 1915, 1915. First Edition. Author's first novel, "absolutely unafraid, with the courage that springs not from naiveté but from education, and it soars straight out of local questioning into intellectual day". Very scarce, only 2000 copies were published on March 26th 1915 and not published in America until 1920. With 6 pages of advertisements and pages 5 - 12 of a 16-page catalogue at the rear. As early as 1908 Virginia Woolf was seriously concentrating on her first novel, which she called "Melymbrosia" and would later become The Voyage Out. At least five more drafts were written until she handed over her typescript to Leonard Woolf who delivered it to her half-brother's (Gerald Duckworth) publishing house in March 1913. It was accepted but not published before 1915 and finally, under the National Registration Act, Leonard registered Virginia Woolf as "author." Condition Report Externally Sp … [Click Below for Full Description]
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