A Biography.London: The Hogarth Press, 1928 Stock Code: 146424
First trade edition, first impression. Woolf's Orlando is widely recognized as a masterpiece of modernist and feminist literature, and remains among her best-known works. Dedicated to Vita Sackville-West, whose androgynous personality inspired the character, the book was described by her son Nigel Nicholson as "the longest love letter in history". This Hogarth Press trade edition follows only a signed limited edition published in New York nine days earlier.
Octavo (216 x 135 mm). Recent brown half morocco, spine gilt in compartments, red morocco label, marbled sides, cream endpapers.
Frontispiece and 7 photographic illustrations, including Virginia Woolf as Orlando.
Contents slightly foxed and a little musty. A very good, sound copy, attractively bound.
Kirkpatrick A11b; Woolmer 185.
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