The Hogarth Press, 1927.
First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. First Edition Inscribed by Roger Fry on the front free endpaper. "To Miss P. Preece, a tribute to the promise of her work. Roger Fry. Nov. 1927." Patricia Preece, briefly the second wife of painter Stanley Spencer and artist very loosely associated with the Bloomsbury group, lifetime companion of Dorothy Hepworth, whose paintings Preece signed her name to, deceiving notables in the art world, and those who purchased the works, including Virginia Woolf, Augustus John, Kenneth Clark et al. 88 pp. + 40 black and white plates. Small quarto, original half cloth, blue titles to the spine, pictorial paper boards designed by Roger Fry. A fine copy without the original dustwrapper. Woolmer 120. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.
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