A WRITER'S DIARY. Being Extracts From The Diary Of Virginia Woolf. Inscribed By Vita Sackville-West To David Garnett.London: The Hogarth Press, 1953.
First Edition. Woolf, Virginia. A WRITER'S DIARY. Being Extracts From The Diary Of Virginia Woolf. Inscribed By Vita Sackville-West To David Garnett. London: The Hogarth Press, 1953. First Edition Inscribed By Vita Sackville-West on the front free endpaper: "For Bunny (David Garnett) With love from Vita. Nov. 2 1953". A prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group, David Garnett received literary recognition when his novel, Lady into Fox, was awarded the 1922 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction. He ran a bookshop near the British Museum with Francis Birrell during the 1920s. He also founded (with Francis Meynell) the Nonesuch Press. He wrote the novel Aspects of Love (1955), on which the later Andrew Lloyd-Webber musical was based. 8vo. 372 pp. A very good, bright, fresh copy in orange cloth, gilt titles to the spine in the Vanessa Bell designed dustwrapper. Edited, with a Preface by Leonard Woolf. Housed in a blue-gray cloth TBCL clamshell case. Kirkpatrick & Clarke A31a.
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