THE COMMON READER: SECOND SERIES. Signed By Virginia Woolf.London: Hogarth Press, 1932.
Vanessa Bell. First Edition. Woolf, Virginia. THE COMMON READER: SECOND SERIES. Signed By Virginia Woolf. London: The Hogarth Press, 1932. First Edition. 8vo. 270 pp. Neatly Signed by Virginia Woolf on the front free endpaper. A very good copy in green cloth, fade to the boards, gilt titles to the spine in the Vanessa Bell designed dustwrapper that has foxing overall. Small book trade label of 'The Times Book Club, 42 Wigmore Street, London W1' affixed to the rear pastedown, the unobtrusive small stamped number 10 32, (October, 1932), to the rear free endpaper indicating that the book was acquired by way of 'The Times Book Club'. Virginia Woolf's second collection of critical essays after finishing the Waves and working on Flush. In a February 1932 letter to Ethel Smyth, Woolf wrote: "I admit I think it a very good thing, this working. I have been toiling over Donnes poetry all the morning, - with antlike assiduity; for the Common Reader (Second Series)". The Letters Of Virginia Woolf, Volume 5. Kirkpatrick and Clarke A18a. Woolmer 315.
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