“IT IS ALWAYS AN ADVENTURE TO ENTER A NEW ROOM”: LIMITED EDITION OF STREET HAUNTING, ONE OF ONLY 500 COPIES SIGNED BY VIRGINIA WOOLF
WOOLF, Virginia. Street Haunting. San Francisco: Westgate, 1930. Octavo, original half blue morocco, original patterned gray paper boards, uncut. $2850.
Signed limited edition, first separate publication of Woolf’s lyrical essay, number 250 of only 500 copies signed by her, a lovely wide-margined uncut copy.
Street Haunting, which focuses on a nighttime walk through London in search of a pencil, is one of Woolf's acclaimed city essays. Woolf's essay originally appeared in the Yale Review in October 1927; it was not published separately in the United Kingdom. Printed by Grabhorn Press with hand-set type; without original slipcase. Kirkpatrick A13.
Interior fine, mild rubbing to spine ends, faintest edge-toning to original boards. A handsome near-fine signed copy.