WOOLF, Virginia (1882-1941). The Waves. London: R. and R. Clark, Limited for The Hogarth Press, 1931. 8° (184 x 122mm). (Scattered light spotting.) Original purple cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dustwrapper after Vanessa Bell (dustwrapper lightly spotted and with small chips at extremities). FIRST EDITION. Kirkpatrick Woolf (1980) A16a.
DOUGLAS, Norman (1868-1952). South Wind. London: William Brendon and Son, Ltd. for Martin Secker, 1917. 8° (186 x 125mm). (Occasional light marking.) Original brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt (extremities very lightly rubbed). Provenance: Philip C. Duschnes, New York (bookseller's ticket on lower free endpaper). FIRST EDITION. In this copy the first 2 lines on p.335 have been transposed. Woolf A19 (noting that the edition was 997 copies).
'KIKI' [i.e. Alice PRIN]. Memoirs. Translated by Samual Putnam, introduction by Ernest Hemingway. Paris: Imprimerie Darantiere for The Black Manikin Press, 1930. 4° (229 x 180mm). Original printed wrappers, glassine dustwrapper, printed wrap-around band (dustwrapper torn with losses, wrap-around band browned and split). FIRST EDITION
PROUST, Marcel (1871-1922). Du côté de chez Swann. Paris: C. Colin for Bernard Grasset, 1914 [wrappers dated 1913]. 8° (187 x 120mm). 8-page publisher's catalogue. (Occasional light spotting, some very light marginal browning.) Original printed wrappers, unopened, morocco-backed chemise and slipcase (a few short tears on edges and spine, some light browning and marking). FIRST EDITION, early issue, without a vertical line between the final 2 letters of the publisher's name on the title and with the colophon on 33/8v, but dated 1914 on the title and 1913 on the upper wrapper. Connolly 100 Key Books of the Modern Movement 23; En français dans le texte 342.
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