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  1. Roger Keyes.
    ASPINALL-OGLANDER, Cecil. Roger Keyes.

    London : 1951

    First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author "For Elizabeth, this memory of her wonderful father, with love from Cecil Aspinall Oglander, Oct 1951" on the initial blank, with the publisher's printed compliments slip ("Sent at the author's request") laid in. Elizabeth has annotated two pages (8 and 441) in the book, the first identifying... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 118288

  2. This Island Now.
    CARSTAIRS, G. M. This Island Now.

    London : 1963

    First edition, first impression. With a compliments slip from the publisher and the author loosely inserted. Carstairs used his Reith Lecture to analyse social changes that have taken place over the century, including changes to sexual morality, the role of women, and the prevalence of violence and mental illness. His condoning of pre-marital sex from... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 126856

  3. Stavrogin's Confession and The Plan of the Life of a Great Sinner.
    DOSTOEVSKY, Fyodor. Stavrogin's Confession and The Plan of the Life of a Great Sinner.

    London : 1922

    First edition in English, first impression, in the first issue binding.

    The texts, being a formerly unpublished section of Dostoevsky's The Possessed and a sketch of a novel he never completed entitled The Life of a Great Sinner, were found in Russian archives in 1921 and published there in 1922. The translation is taken from this printing -... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 145260

  4. Windless Sky.
    FAULKNER, Fritz. Windless Sky.

    London : 1936

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Grey A. B. Reedy, Friz Faulkner". Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 141162

  5. Protection and Free Trade.
    FRASER, L. M. Protection and Free Trade.

    London : 1931

    First edition, published as number 5 of the "Day to Day Pamphlets" series by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 131563

  6. The Marmosite's Miscellany.
    GRAVES, Robert, as John Doyle. The Marmosite's Miscellany.

    London : 1925

    First edition, first impression. Robert Graves only used the pseudonym of John Doyle for this one work but he adopted a number of pen names throughout his early career, particularly for contributions to periodicals such as The Carthusian, The Spectator, and Woman's Leader. The Sussex ledge shows 106 copies sold by 6 January 1928.

    This copy has... Learn More
    £575.00

    Stock Code: 144345

  7. Work In Hand.
    GRAVES, Robert, Norman Cameron, & Alan Hodge. Work In Hand.

    London : 1942

    First edition, first impression, later issue with the publisher's overprice sticker to the dust jacket front flap. Learn More
    £85.00

    Stock Code: 108978

  8. Mock Beggar Hall.
    GRAVES, Robert. Mock Beggar Hall.

    London : 1924

    First edition, first impression. "The whole tone of the book is philosophical involving a series of meditations on relativity and Time" (Patrick J. Quinn ed., New Perspectives on Robert Graves, 1999, p. 75). Nicholson's sinister cover design of a hanging bat is stunning. Learn More
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 110245

  9. The Memorial.
    ISHERWOOD, Christopher The Memorial.

    London : 1932

    First edition, first impression, in the second state blue and white cloth binding. "A remarkably acute and assured novel about the pre- and post-war generations" in the attractive jacket designed by John Banting (ODNB). Learn More
    £600.00

    Stock Code: 129030

  10. Goodbye to Berlin.
    ISHERWOOD, Christopher. Goodbye to Berlin.

    London : 1939

    First edition, first impression, an exceptional association copy, presented in the month of publication from the publisher John Lehmann (who is also the dedicatee of the book) to Roger Senhouse, Lytton Strachey's lover and the co-owner of Secker & Warburg publishing house.

    Senhouse's ink ownership inscription on the front free endpaper is dated... Learn More
    £6,750.00

    Stock Code: 143273

  11. 122075
    ISHERWOOD, Christopher. The Memorial.

    London : 1932

    First edition, first impression, in the uncommon first state pink and white cloth binding. The first impression was printed in a run of 1,222 copies. "A remarkably acute and assured novel about the pre- and post-war generations" in the attractive jacket designed by John Banting (ODNB). Learn More
    £700.00

    Stock Code: 122075

  12. Lions and Shadows.
    ISHERWOOD, Christopher. Lions and Shadows.

    London : 1938

    First edition, first impression, in the attractive dust jacket designed by Robert Medley. Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 102670

  13. Sally Bowles.
    ISHERWOOD, Christopher. Sally Bowles.

    London : 1937

    First edition, first impression. Sally Bowles was Isherwood's fourth solo publication, his second Berlin novel, and was subsequently incorporated into Goodbye to Berlin (1939). Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 38837

  14. Cider with Rosie.
    LEE, Laurie. Cider with Rosie.

    London : 1959

    First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author "For Ronnie & Christina who give writers wings from the author, with affection", on the front free endpaper, and with an autograph letter from Lee laid in. This is a nice literary association: the recipients were Christina Foyle, owner of Foyle's bookshop, and her husband Ronald, with Foyle's... Learn More
    £1,850.00

    Stock Code: 121195

  15. The Garryowen.
    MCFADDEN, Roy. The Garryowen.

    London : 1971

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £35.00

    Stock Code: 63475

  16. The Problems of Lieutenant Knap.
    MUCHA, Jiří. The Problems of Lieutenant Knap.

    London : 1945

    First edition, first impression, preceding its publication in the original Czech (as Problémy nadporučíka Knapa) by a year. Ewald Osers was a noted translator of Czech, Slovak and German; of Jewish origin, he left his native Prague for England in 1938 and spent more than 40 years working for the BBC Monitoring Service. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 107712

  17. Piper's Places. John Piper in England & Wales.
    PIPER, John, & Richard Ingrams. Piper's Places. John Piper in England & Wales.

    London : 1983

    First edition, first impression. Signed by John Piper and Richard Ingrams on the title page. Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 139668

  18. Poems.
    PREWETT, Frank. Poems.

    Richmond, London : [1921]

    First edition, first impression, of this notably uncommon edition, handset by Virginia Woolf for the Hogarth Press. The Canadian poet Frank James Prewett (1893-1962) surfaced as a poet of the First World War, meeting Sassoon at Craiglockhart War Hospital. This is his first published collection of verse and "contains many of the poet's finest trench... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 139956

  19. Grace After Meat.
    RANSOM, John Crowe. Grace After Meat.

    London : 1924

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed on the front free endpaper "Miss Laura M. Bragg, with the author's cordial regards, John Crowe Ransom, November 17, 1924". Uncommon inscribed; a great association copy.

    Laura Bragg (1881-1978) notably co-founded the Poetry Society of South Carolina in 1920 as part of Charleston's renaissance.... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 144237

  20. Solitude. A Poem.
    SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita. Solitude. A Poem.

    London : 1938

    First trade edition, first impression. Learn More
    £45.00

    Stock Code: 148836

  21. Solitude. A Poem.
    SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita. Solitude. A Poem.

    London : 1938

    First trade edition, first impression, signed by the author on the front free endpaper.

    A signed limited issue of 100 copies was published on 22 October 1938, simultaneously with this trade edition, but in a vellum-backed binding. Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 148832

  22. 145967comp
    SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita. Sissinghurst.

    London : 1931

    First and limited edition, number 457 of 500 copies hand-printed by the Woolfs and signed by the author. Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 145967

  23. The Edwardians.
    SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita. The Edwardians.

    London : 1930

    First edition, limited issue, number 73 of 125 copies numbered and signed by the author. The Edwardians "celebrated the lavish style of country house life that she had observed in her parents' heyday at Knole" (ODNB). Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 145971

  24. King's Daughter.
    SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita. King's Daughter.

    London : 1929

    First edition, first impression. This volume of Sackville-West's poems was issued as number 11 in the first series of the Hogarth Living Poets; it is one of 1,000 copies. Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 145937

  25. 145252
    SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita. The Edwardians.

    London : 1930

    First edition, first impression. The Edwardians "celebrated the lavish style of country house life that she had observed in her parents' heyday at Knole" (ODNB). There was also a signed limited edition of 125 copies. This book is uncommon in the jacket and in collectable condition, as here.

    This copy has a highly distinguished collector's provenance,... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 145252

  26. Family History.
    SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita. Family History.

    London : 1932

    First edition, first impression, an exceptionally fresh copy. This copy has a highly distinguished collector's provenance, bearing the bookplate of William Beekman loosely inserted. Much of Beekman's excellent Bloomsbury Group and Hogarth Press collection now forms part of the Berg Collection at the New York Public Library. Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 145250

  27. 111789
    SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita. Seducers in Ecuador.

    London : 1924

    First edition, first impression. One of 1,500 copies printed. Learn More
    £675.00

    Stock Code: 111789

  28. The Backward Son.
    SPENDER, Stephen. The Backward Son.

    London : 1940

    First edition, first impression, of Spender's first novel. Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 146695

  29. The Other Side of the Medal.
    THOMPSON, Edward. The Other Side of the Medal.

    London : 1925

    First edition, first impression. Thompson's important novel analysing the Indian perspective on the 1857 mutiny was published in only 1200 copies and is scarce in the jacket. Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 71891

  30. Talks with Tolstoi.
    TOLSTOI, Alexei, & A. B. Goldenveizer. Talks with Tolstoi.

    Richmond : 1923

    First edition in English, first impression, first published in 1922. A composer, Goldenveizer was a close friend of Tolstoy in his youth and transcribed many conversations that they had together, which are collected in this work. According to Woolmer an alternative binding of plain cloth was done for a minority of copies. Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 122499

  31. Rimeless Numbers.
    TREVELYAN, R. C. Rimeless Numbers.

    London : 1932

    First edition, first impression, one of 400 copies. Pre-publication presentation copy, inscribed by Trevelyan on the front free endpaper, to the Canadian artist, and dedicatee of Trevelyan's Idylls of Theocritus, Elizabeth Muntz (1894-1977): "'E.M.' Betty, from R.C.T. 21 April 1932". The edition was not published until May. Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 145054

  32. In a Province.
    VAN DER POST, Laurens. In a Province.

    London : 1934

    First edition, first impression, in an excellent example of the Anthony Butts jacket, of this scarce Hogarth Press novel, the debut of Woolf's friend Laurens van der Post. Of the 1,250 copies printed, Woolmer states that 300 were pulped. Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 148190

  33. In a Province.
    VAN DER POST, Laurens. In a Province.

    London : 1934

    First edition, first impression, in a bright example of the Anthony Butts jacket, of this scarce Hogarth Press novel, the debut of Woolf's friend Laurens van der Post. Of the 1,250 copies printed, Woolmer states that 300 were pulped. Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 140892

  34. In a Province.
    VAN DER POST, Laurens. In a Province.

    1934

    First edition, first impression of this scarce Hogarth Press novel, the debut of Woolf's friend Laurens van der Post. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 36900

  35. Stravinsky's Sacrifice to Apollo.
    WHITE, Eric Walter. Stravinsky's Sacrifice to Apollo.

    London : 1930

    First edition, first impression. Published May 1930 in an edition of 1,000 copies. "Musicologist, composer, translator, editor, poet, writer, and arts administrator Eric Walter White was born in Bristol, England, on September 10, 1905... An expert on English opera, White wrote The Rise of English Opera (1951) and The History of English Opera (1983).... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 45536

  36. Stories of the East.
    WOOLF, Leonard. Stories of the East.

    Richmond : 1921

    First edition, sole impression, of this very scarce early Hogarth Press book, one of 300 copies hand printed by the Woolfs and with front wrapper design by Dora Carrington. This copy is an extraordinary survival of an already rare book and fragile book, here in effectively fine condition, uncut and unopened.

    An instant success, with all but three... Learn More
    £3,500.00

    Stock Code: 144822

  37. A Letter to a Young Poet.
    WOOLF, Virginia. A Letter to a Young Poet.

    London : 1932

    First separate edition, first impression, published in the present form in July 1932, following publication in the Yale Review in June. The eponymous "young poet" was writer John Lehmann (1907-1987), who had written to Woolf to ask about her views on modern poetry; this epistolary essay, written in response, offers perhaps the clearest expression of... Learn More
    £85.00

    Stock Code: 148791

  38. The Waves.
    WOOLF, Virginia. The Waves.

    London : 1931

    First edition, first impression, of Woolf's most ambitious and experimental novel, hailed by Cyril Connolly as her "masterpiece... It is one of the books which comes nearest to stating the mystery of life and so, in a sense, nearest to solving it" (Connolly, p. 49).

    The text is woven from the interior voices of its six protagonists, who were... Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 147718

  39. Between the Acts.
    WOOLF, Virginia. Between the Acts.

    London : 1941

    First edition, first impression, of Woolf's final novel, published four months after her death. Learn More
    £850.00

    Stock Code: 148297

  40. The Letters; The Diaries.
    WOOLF, Virginia. The Letters; The Diaries.

    London : 1975-84

    First editions, first impressions, of the complete set of Woolf's collected letters and diaries.

    The letters, edited by Nigel Nicolson, record in stunning detail the evolution of Woolf's unmistakable style and provide an impressively comprehensive gathering of her correspondence from childhood until her death in 1941. Woolf's diaries, which she... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 147771

  41. 147767
    WOOLF, Virginia. The Letters; The Diaries.

    London : 1975-84

    First editions, first impressions, of the complete set of Woolf's collected letters and diaries.

    The letters, edited by Nigel Nicolson, record in stunning detail the evolution of Woolf's unmistakable style and provide an impressively comprehensive gathering of her correspondence from childhood until her death in 1941. Woolf's diaries, which she... Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 147767

  42. To the Lighthouse.
    WOOLF, Virginia. To the Lighthouse.

    London : 1927

    First edition, first impression, with the front panel of Vanessa Bell's scarce dust jacket laid in at the front, and a Woolf signature (clipped from the Beau Brummell signed limited edition) laid in also.

    To the Lighthouse was "written at the height of her luminous Impressionist vision... It is the sunniest of her books and shows the obsession... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 147068

  43. The Years.
    WOOLF, Virginia. The Years.

    London : 1937

    First edition, first impression, of Woolf's penultimate novel, and the most popular of her novels during her lifetime.

    Woolf began The Years in the early 1930s as a novel-essay entitled The Pargiters. Woolf subsequently divided it into two parts, with the fiction portion reworked into The Years and the essay portion the basis for Three Guineas.... Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 147720

  44. The Common Reader.
    WOOLF, Virginia. The Common Reader.

    London : 1925

    First edition, first impression, of the first of the two volumes of Woolf's Common Reader, collecting critical essays, articles, and book reviews that had previously appeared in various publications. Learn More
    £400.00

    Stock Code: 146658

  45. Reviewing.
    WOOLF, Virginia. Reviewing.

    London : 1939

    First edition, first impression. This essay, published on 2 November 1939, was the fourth instalment of the Hogarth Sixpenny Pamphlets series. It is one of 5,140 copies printed. Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 145970

  46. Monday or Tuesday.
    WOOLF, Virginia. Monday or Tuesday.

    Richmond : 1921

    First edition, first impression, of the only collection of Woolf's short stories to be published in her lifetime, further developing her modernist style which would blossom in the coming years, and continuing her collaboration with her sister Vanessa Bell who provided the cover design and illustrations. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 138873

  47. Kew Gardens. Decorated by Vanessa Bell.
    WOOLF, Virginia. Kew Gardens. Decorated by Vanessa Bell.

    [London] : 1927

    First edition fully illustrated by Vanessa Bell, (third overall), signed by Woolf and Bell on the limitation page, and numbered 62 from a limited edition of 500.

    It was first published in 1919, and Bell's contribution to the first two editions was a woodcut frontispiece and finispiece only. The unexpected success of this work, Woolf's third published... Learn More
    £15,000.00

    Stock Code: 139242

  48. Three Guineas.
    WOOLF, Virginia. Three Guineas.

    London : 1938

    First edition, first impression. Written as a companion piece to her earlier essay, A Room of One's Own, Woolf addresses how women can influence and prevent the rise of militarism, even though they are excluded from education, professional employment, and the public sphere. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 138941

  49. Roger Fry: A Biography.
    WOOLF, Virginia. Roger Fry: A Biography.

    London : 1940

    First edition, first impression, of Woolf's biography of Roger Fry, English painter and fellow member of the Bloomsbury Group. Woolf wrote the biography at the request of the Fry family. Learn More
    £850.00

    Stock Code: 138410

  50. Flush.
    WOOLF, Virginia. Flush.

    London : 1933

    First edition, first impression, of Woolf's imaginative biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's dog Flush, "the spaniel who shared the sickroom of Elizabeth Barrett and accompanied her when she eloped with Browning" (ODNB). The dust jacket declares this to be a "large paper edition", but all copies of the first impression were in this format. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 138408

  51. 38018comp
    WOOLF, Virginia. Jacob's Room.

    Richmond : 1922

    First edition, first impression. One of probably 40 "A" subscribers' copies with the part-printed limitation label to the front free endpaper completed in ink by Virginia Woolf and signed by her. These copies were issued in advance of the trade publication and were not issued in dust jacket; they were given to the 40 active subscribers who had supported... Learn More
    £25,000.00

    Stock Code: 38018

  52. 137334
    WOOLF, Virginia. Monday or Tuesday.

    Richmond : 1921

    First edition, first impression, one of 1,000 copies of this collection of short stories. Leonard Woolf stated that the work "was printed by F. T. McDermott of the Prompt Press, Richmond, who used to give him advice on printing problems when he and Mrs. Woolf first started the Hogarth Press" (Kirkpatrick). Woolf was concerned about the quality of Monday... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 137334

  53. Jacob's Room.
    WOOLF, Virginia. Jacob's Room.

    London : 1922

    First edition, first impression. Jacob's Room, Woolf's third novel, was the first full-length book to be published by the Hogarth Press, and marked the point from which the Woolfs decided to run the Press as a genuine business concern. Learn More
    £1,650.00

    Stock Code: 28033

  54. Jacob's Room.
    WOOLF, Virginia. Jacob's Room.

    Richmond : 1922

    First edition, first impression. One of 40 "A" subscribers' copies with the part-printed limitation label to the front free endpaper completed in ink by Virginia Woolf and signed by her. These copies were issued in advance of the trade publication and were not issued in dust jacket; they were given to the active subscribers who had supported the press's... Learn More
    £27,500.00

    Stock Code: 65828

  55. The Years.
    WOOLF, Virginia. The Years.

    London : 1937

    First edition, first impression. This is Woolf's penultimate novel, also the most popular during her lifetime. She began writing it in the early 1930s as a novel-essay titled The Pargiters, and subsequently divided it into two parts: the fiction portion became The Years and the essay portion the basis for Three Guineas. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 36188

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