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SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita.

Rare books by Vita Sackville-West, including first editions and signed first editions of All Passion Spent.

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  1. 124237
    First edition, first impression, of the author's first work, a play in blank verse. A noted rarity of modern literature, Chatterton was printed at the author's expense when she was just 16 years of age. It is thought that only 100 copies were printed. Learn More
    £8,500

    Stock Code: 124237

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  2. Seducers in Ecuador.
    First edition, first impression. One of 1,500 copies printed. Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 111789

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  3. 130904
    First edition, first impression, one of 1,000 copies printed. This poem, dedicated to Sackville-West's lover Dorothy Wellesley (1889-1956), was "an ambitious attempt to write a modern version of Virgil's Georgics by celebrating the annual round of the Kentish farming year" (ODNB). It was critically and commercially successful,... Learn More
    £200

    Stock Code: 130904

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  4. 130507comp
    Signed limited edition, number 65 of 125 copies signed by the author and artist, printed on japon, and with engraved chapter headings not featured in the trade issue. This poem, dedicated to her lover Dorothy Wellesley (1889-1956), was "an ambitious attempt to write a modern version of Virgil's Georgics by celebrating the... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 130507

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  5. Twelve Days.

    Twelve Days.

    The Hogarth Press: 1928

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £975

    Stock Code: 111407

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  6. 126737comp
    First edition, first printing, presentation copy with a fine literary association, inscribed by the author to Vita Sackville-West and her diplomat husband Harold Nicolson, "Dear Vita & Harold, all our love, Sinclair Lewis", on the front free endpaper. Lewis was the first American to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature,... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 126737

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  7. 124311
    Sackville-West..."> The complete original autograph manuscript used as the printer's setting copy for Sackville-West's essay on Marvell, published that year as the first monograph in the projected Faber series, "The Poets on the Poets". (The next work in the series was T. S. Eliot on Dante, but there were only two more after that.)
    Sackville-West... Learn More
    £27,500

    Stock Code: 124311

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  8. The Dark Island.
    First edition, first impression; one of 10,590 copies. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 82333

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  9. The Dark Island.
    First edition, first impression; one of 10,590 copies. Learn More
    £325

    Stock Code: 93919

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  10. 130609comp
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to Oswald Dickinson on front free endpaper, "Ozzie from Vita. Oct. 1937." Dickinson, widely known as "Ozzie", was close friend of both Lady Sackville, Vita's mother, and Harold Nicolson. He was the brother of Vita's companion and Virginia Woolf's... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 130609

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  11. 129600comp
    First edition, signed limited issue, number 132 of 750 copies signed by the author, published the same month as the trade issue (May 1946). A long poetical sequence on the author's favourite subject, "which tries to sum up her own horticultural aesthetic and is in some respects superior to its predecessor The Land" (ODNB).... Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 129600

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  12. 129975comp
    First edition, signed limited issue, number 134 of 750 copies signed by the author, in the scarce dust jacket. A long poetical sequence on the author's favourite subject, "which tries to sum up her own horticultural aesthetic and is in some respects superior to its predecessor The Land" (ODNB). Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 129975

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  13. 130332
    First edition, limited issue, number 137 of 550 copies on handmade paper. Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 130332

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