Richmond: Hogarth Press, 1927.
First Illustrated Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). Woolf, Virginia. KEW GARDENS. Double Signed. Richmond: Hogarth Press, 1927. First Illustrated Edition. Third Edition overall and the First Illustrated Edition bound in the original decorated boards illustrated by Vanessa Bell. Copy #197 of only 500 Numbered Copies. Crown 4to. 48 pp. This copy Signed by both Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell. A superior near fine example, showing modest use, the original spine is intact. Custom thick Mylar protective clear wrapper. Custom TBCL slipcase in very fine condition. A lovely example. "Virginia Woolf initially thought Kew Gardens to be "slight & short" and wrote Vanessa Bell that it was bad, this sketch" as Woolf usually called her short fictions". Hussey, Mark. Kirkpatrick and Clarke A3c. Woolmer 155.
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