Lot 654

WOOLF, Virginia (1882-1941). The Years, London, The Hogarth Press, 1937, original turquoise cloth, dust-jacket designed by Vanessa Bell. FIRST EDITION. With the same author's Flush (London, 1933, modern green half morocco gilt, FIRST EDITION). (2)

Estimate: £300 - £500
Hammer price: £380
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

WOOLF, Virginia (1882-1941).  The Years. London: The Hogarth Press, 1937. 8vo (180 x 120mm). Half title. Original turquoise cloth, the spine lettered in gilt, the dust-jacket designed by Vanessa Bell (small pieces torn away from upper edge of jacket without loss of letters, some light staining at edges). A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION of the author's penultimate novel, and the last published in her lifetime. "This new novel by Mrs. Woolf is one of the longest written by her. In form, it is different from any of its predecessors. Its theme is the passing of the last fifty years, seen through the everyday life of separate individuals" (from the front turn-in). Kirkpatrick A22a; Woolmer 423. With the same author's Flush. A Biography (London, October 1933, 10 plates including 4 after illustrations by Vanessa Bell, attractively-bound in modern green half morocco gilt, FIRST EDITION). (2)

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