1943 A Haunted House and Other Short Stories
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First Edition, Original Binding
The first edition of the work. Lacking the original Vanessa Bell dust wrapper. The Haunted House and Other Stories is a collection of eighteen short stories produced by Woolf's husband Leonard, following her death, with the first six stories included in her previous collection of short stories entitled 'Monday or Tuesday' Written by the Bloomsbury author Virginia Woolf, a central figure of the literary group, herself known for her experimental writings and affair with fellow author Vita Sackville-West. Published by the Hogarth Press, the Bloomsbury publishing house founded ran by Leonard and Virginia Woolf. The press was founded in the interwar period, as printing became a hobby for the couple, diverting Virginia when her writing became too stressful. Both Woolfs' taught themselves to use a printing press, publishing 527 titles from the period of 1917 to 1946.
In the original red cloth binding. Externally with offsetting to rear board. Fading to front board. Previous owner ink signature to front free endpaper. Internally firmly bound. Pages bright and clean with marginal age toning due to paper used.
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