WOOLF, Virginia (1882-1941). A Room of One's Own. London: The Hogarth Press, 1929. 8°. Half title. Original cloth, spine lettered in gilt (a few light stains, without the dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION. Kirkpatrick A12b: "3040 copies printed"; Woolmer 215b. A limited edition of 492 copies was printed simultaneously. PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed, "Helen [Anrep] from Virginia." Helen Anrep (1885-1965) was the long-term partner of Roger Fry and an influential member of the Bloomsbury Group.
WOOLF, Virginia. The Voyage Out. London: Duckworth & Co., 1915. 8°. Half title, 22-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end. Original green cloth, upper cover lettered and ruled in black, spine lettered in gilt (extremities lightly rubbed, without the dust-jacket). Provenance: ARTHUR WALEY (signature on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION OF THE AUTHOR'S FIRST PUBLISHED WORK. Kirkpatrick A1a: "2000 copies printed."
WOOLF, Virginia. To the Lighthouse. London: The Hogarth Press, 1927. 8°. Half title (some very light spotting to half title). Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust-jacket with a design by Vanessa Bell (some light staining to cloth, dust-jacket torn with some severe loss to lower wrapper and head and foot of backstrip, upper wrapper frayed with slight loss). FIRST EDITION. Kirkpatrick A10: "3000 copies printed"; Woolmer 154.
With a small quantity of other books mainly by members of the Bloomsbury Group and including Julius Meier-Graefe's Cézanne und Sein Kreis (Munich, 1918, PRESENTATION COPY TO ROGER FRY), Gertrude Stein's Three Lives (New York, 1919, PRESENTATION COPY TO ROGER FRY), Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway (New York, 1925, FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, signed by Helen Anrep), The Waves (London, 1931, FIRST EDITION), E. M. Forster's Anonymity (London, 1925, FIRST EDITION), Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse (London, 1927, FIRST EDITION, the front free endpaper inscribed, "Anastasia Anrep from H. A."), Arthur Waley's The Life and Times of Po Chu-I (London, 1949, PRESENTATION COPY TO HELEN ANREP), Marjorie Strachey's The Counterfeits (London, 1927, FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY TO HELEN ANREP), G. K. Chesterton's The Sword of Wood (London, 1928, Woburn Books No. 1, ONE OF 530 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR) and R. C. Trevelyan's Rimeless Numbers (London, 1932, PRESENTATION COPY TO ROGER FRY), all without dust-jackets. (a lot)