ANOTHER FUTURE OF POETRY signed.
London: Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 1926.
Vanessa Bell illustration on front board. First Edition. Robert Graves. ANOTHER FUTURE OF POETRY. The Hogarth Essays First Series No. 18 with cover design by Vanessa Bell.
First edition. Signed presentation copy to Laura Riding's sister.
Neatly inscribed in the corner of the first page are the words
"Isabel from Robert 1926".
Isabel Reichenthal was the sister of the poet Laura Riding and a poet in her own right. Graves had recently become friends with the Reichenthal family, having admired Riding's poetry for a year or two beforehand; he dedicated books to the girls and their father throughout the rest of the 1920's (Laura Riding - 'L. R. G.' - is this publication's printed dedicatee).
Pale blue paper boards printed black. 33 pp. Size: 8 1/2' x 5 1/2" Splits and cracking at the top and bottom of front joint. Some sunning and spotting on a few pages but overall clean pages.
Woolmer notes that 1000 were printed of which 400 were pulped. Woolmer 92
A unique edition to any Hogarth's library.
Item #33386 Price: US$570.00