THE COMMON READER. Signed Presentation Copy By Siegfried Sassoon.Richmond: Hogarth Press, 1925, 1925.
Vanessa Bell. First Edition. Hardcover. Woolf. Virginia. THE COMMON READER. Signed Presentation Copy By Siegfried Sassoon. London: Hogarth Press, 1925. First Edition Inscribed by Siegfried Sassoon with his embellishments to the half-title page. "To an uncommon reader, (Miss Schuster) Siegfried Sassoon", Signed with Sassoon's familiar monogram and dated June.28. 1925. Miss Schuster is very likely Adela Schuster, sister of Frank (Frankie) Schuster, a patron of the arts and benefactor to many as Adela Schuster was. In 1924, knowing that Sassoon was suffering from depression, Frank Schuster made him the gift of his first car and also allowed Sassoon to use his country retreat, the Hut, at Bray-on-Thames. 8vo. 305 pp. A very good copy with some overall use in the publisher's original off-white Vanessa Bell designed and decorated paper covered boards, printed brown and green, light grey cloth spine printed in black. Kirkpatrick and Clarke A8a. Woolmer 81.
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