1931 All Passion Spent
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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding
A lovely copy of the first edition, first impression of this novel.
A work by by English poet, novelist and horticulturalist Vita Sackville-West, a prolific letter writer and diarist known for inspiring the androgynous protagonist of Orlando: A Biography, written by her friend and lover Virginia Woolf.
'All Passion Spent' is one of Sackville-West's best known novels, addressing women's control over their lives.
A literary fiction novel split into three parts, the reader follows Lady Slane after the death of her husband. Sharing much with Sackville-West, Lady Slane explicitly states that she is not a feminist, and gives voice to many of Sackville-West's personal opinions.
With the stamp of R. Ogilvie Crombie to the front free endpaper. Crombie, known as ROC, was a Scottish supernaturalist and writer born in 1899
In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, very smart. Discolouration to back strip, with minor bumping to spine head and tail. Stamp to head of front free endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages generally clean and bright, with light spotting to first and last few leaves.
Very Good Indeed
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