Composition As Explanation.
Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, W.C.1
(the hogarth essays. second series. i).
FIRST EDITION. 6.75 x 4.25 inches. 58 +  pp. +  pp. First Series List. In green stiff card boards with black titles designed by Gertrude Bell. Spine a little worn and sunned. Flyleaves, preliminaries and fore edge foxed and occasional foxing inside, but otherwise a very good copy. Signature of John Romilly Roget on first free endpaper. Decorated by publisher's device on title page. Literary thoughts and ramblings by the US writer, Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), including sections on Edith Sitwell and Jean Cocteau. The first volume of the Second Series of the Hogarth Essays, published in three series, 1924-47. The Hogarth Press was founded by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at their home in Richmond 1917 as their first venture in printing themselves. It moved to Tavistock Square, London in 1924. The cover design is by the artist, Vanessa Bell, sister of Virginia Woolf. (Woolmer, Checklist of the Hogarth, 110).
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