A WRITER'S DIARY. Being Extracts From The Diary Of Virginia Woolf. Inscribed By Vita Sackville-West.London: The Hogarth Press, 1953.
Vanessa Bell. First Edition. Woolf, Virginia. A WRITER'S DIARY. Being Extracts From The Diary Of Virginia Woolf. Inscribed By Vita Sackville-West. London: The Hogarth Press, 1953. First Edition Inscribed By Vita Sackville-West on the front free endpaper: "Edie (Lamont) With love from Vita. Nov. 1953". Vita dedicated No Signposts In The Sea to Edie and Vita bequeathed her golden retriever Glen, to Edie. 8vo. 372 pp. A very good, bright, fresh copy in orange cloth, gilt titles to the spine in the Vanessa Bell designed dustwrapper that has overall use and a thumbnail chip to the crown of the spine. Edited, with a Preface by Leonard Woolf. Vita, reviewing A Writer's Diary for Encounter, noted in her diary that it was "an event of the mind" adding, "oh, God, how I wish I could get Virginia back. Reading her diary makes me regret her so poignantly". Kirkpatrick & Clarke A31a.
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