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The Death of the Moth and Other Essays by  VIRGINIA WOOLF - First Edition - 1942 - from Contact Editions (SKU: 18626)

The Death of the Moth and Other Essays

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The Death of the Moth and Other Essays

by WOOLF, VIRGINIA

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London: The Hogarth Press, 1942. Bound in blue cloth, gilt spine title, pp. 157, dust jacket by Vanessa Bell. Minute dust-soiling to dust wrapper, with spine and flap-folds gently darkened, nicks to the tips and to the spine ends, otherwise a lovely copy overall.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +. 12mo.

Synopsis

These twenty-five short essays demonstrate the beauty of style, the wit, and the sensibility for which Woolf is admired. "This book contains...the same delicious things to read as always....Virginia Woolf was a great artist, one of the glories of our time, and she never published a line that was not worth reading" (Katherine Anne Porter). Editorial Note by Leonard Woolf.

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Bookseller Inventory #
18626
Title
The Death of the Moth and Other Essays
Author
WOOLF, VIRGINIA
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Hogarth Press
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1942
Keywords
LITERATURE; Essays
Size
12mo

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