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ORIGINAL TYPED LETTER FROM VIRGINIA WOOLF TO HER NEPHEW, QUENTIN BELL, WITH A NUMBER OF SMALL CORRECTIONS PRESUMABLY IN WOOLF'S HAND

WOOLF, Virginia. Typed letter with autograph corrections. London, February 17, 1930.

Wonderful original typed letter from Virginia Woolf—with autograph corrections presumably in her hand—to her nephew, Quentin Bell, concerning her recent experience with illness; the uncomfortable responsibility of selecting manuscripts for the Hogarth Press; visits from various friends and relatives including Helen Anrep, Roger Fry, Vanessa (Nessa) Bell, Vita Sackville-West, and Elizabeth Watson; a difficult newspaper promoters' meeting that Woolf did not plan to attend; Vanessa Bell's artistic success; a call for censorship from Rory Mahoney; Woolf's nervousness about a lecture at the Royal Academy; plans to go to Cassis and an invitation to meet in Paris; a bevy of (occasionally silly) questions for Quentin; and the sunset. $19,500.

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PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY VIRGINIA WOOLF TO HENRY JAMES' SECRETARY

WOOLF, Virginia. Jacob's Room. London, 1929.

"Uniform edition" of the first full-length novel published by the Hogarth Press, and an important success for Woolf, presentation copy inscribed by her on the front free endpaper: "Theodora Bosanquet, from Virginia Woolf, 1935." $8800.

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"SHE WAS, AMONG OTHER THINGS, AS BEAUTIFUL TO LOOK AT, AS HER WORDS WERE TO READ"

(BELL, Vanessa) (WOOLF, Virginia) SITWELL, Osbert. Autograph letter signed. Renishaw, North Sheffield, April 4, 1941.

Autograph letter signed from writer Osbert Sitwell to artist Vanessa Bell on the death of her sister Virginia Woolf. $8500.

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"MONDAY OR TUESDAY MARKS THE REAL TURNING POINT IN WOOLF'S CAREER"

WOOLF, Virginia. Monday or Tuesday. Richmond (England), 1921.

First edition of Virginia Woolf's fifth book, bringing together in one volume for the first time eight early stories, five appearing in print for the first time, one of only 1000 copies printed, with cover design and four full-page woodcuts by Vanessa Bell, published by the Woolf's Hogarth Press. $5500.

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SIGNED BY VIRGINIA WOOLF

WOOLF, Virginia. Beau Brummell. New York, 1930.

Signed limited first edition of this amusing account of the 19th-century dandy, number 4 of only 550 copies (500 of which were offered for sale), signed by Virginia Woolf in her characteristic purple ink on verso of the half title. $4500.

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“LIFE AND A LOVER”: ORLANDO, SIGNED BY VIRGINIA WOOLF

WOOLF, Virginia. Orlando: A Biography. New York, 1928.

Signed limited first edition of Woolf's fantastical and often whimsical novel, number 482 of 861 copies signed on the verso of the half title by Woolf in her trademark purple ink, with eight plates. $4500.

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"TO AN UNCOMMON READER"

(SASSOON, Siegfried) WOOLF, Virginia. The Common Reader. London, 1925.

First edition of Virginia Woolf's popular and influential collection of essays, one of only 1250 printed at the Hogarth Press founded and run by Woolf and her husband Leonard, inscribed by the renowned English soldier, poet, and writer Siegfried Sassoon and signed by him with his characteristic monogram on the half title, incorporating the title into the inscription, crossing out the word "The" and replacing it with "Un": "To an Uncommon Reader (Miss Schuster) from [Sassoon's monogram]. June 28, 1925." $3800.

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“IT IS ALWAYS AN ADVENTURE TO ENTER A NEW ROOM”

WOOLF, Virginia. Street Haunting. San Francisco, 1930.

Signed limited edition, first separate publication of Woolf’s lyrical essay, number 468 of only 500 copies signed by her, a lovely uncut copy in the much scarcer "green" variant, with sage-green patterned boards, emerald green morocco spine. $3500.

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AN EXCEPTIONAL ARCHIVE OF ITEMS RELATED TO VITA SACKVILLE-WEST AND SISSINGHURST

SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita. Archive, including autograph letter signed. Kent, England, circa 1937-1995.

Interesting Sissinghurst archive comprising an autograph signed letter by Vita Sackville-West offering access to Sissinghurst Castle Garden; a typed signed letter by her son, Nigel Nicolson, rejecting a request for family photographs but offering an admirer a picture of his mother in the garden; and the promised picture of Sackville-West in her garden, signed on the verso by Nigel Nicolson. $1350.

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"HER PICTURES STAND FOR SOMETHING, ARE SOMETHING AND WILL BE SOMETHING WHICH WE SHALL DISREGARD AS OUR PERIL"

(BELL, Vanessa) WOOLF, Virginia. Recent Paintings by Vanessa Bell. London, 1930.

First edition of this scarce 1930 catalogue to Vanessa Bell's paintings at The London Artists' Association, with a four-page foreword by her sister, Virginia Woolf. $1250.

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