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    Signed by Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell

    Virginia Woolf. Kew Gardens. Decorated by Vanessa Bell. [London]: Hogarth Press, [1927].

    Limited edition, number 330 of 500 limited edition copies signed by Woolf and Bell on the limitation page. Quarto. With embellishments by Woolf's sister, Vanessa Bell.

    Original color block-printed paper boards. Housed in a brown cloth folding box with gilt spine titles on maroon leather spine title plates. Minor wear and soiling to boards. Corners rubbed. Light scattered foxing, heavier at the beginning and end leaves. A near fine copy.

    Bookplates of Ellen Terry and her son, Edward Gordon Craig on the front pastedown. Terry was the leading Shakespearean actress in England around the turn of the twentieth century. Craig was an actor, director, scenic designer, and illustrator; he designed both bookplates seen here.


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