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English Literature and History Lot 355


WOOLF, VIRGINIATHE COMMON READER (together with) THE SECOND COMMON READER - THE SECOND WORK SIGNED BY WOOLFLondon, Hogarth Press, 1925 (first work); New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company [1932] (second work). Both first editions, 8vo. First work: original pictorial boards designed by Vanessa Bell, no dustwrapper, internally very good with just a few leaves with very light spotting, boards a little dusty and corners worn, spine a little soiled/marked. Second work: original blue cloth with dust-wrapper, wrapper a little worn at extremities, otherwise the book itself is near-fine. THE FRONT FREE END-PAPER SIGNED BY VIRGINIA WOOLF. Woolf's signature here matches her signature on some other books signed in the later 1920s-30s, for example: on a 1927 copy of 'Kew Gardens', and on a 1937 copy of 'The Years', both of which are currently for sale elsewhere on the market (2)

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