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Roger Fry by  Virginia Woolf - First UK Edition - 1940 - from Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB (SKU: 2222322244926)

Roger Fry

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Roger Fry

by Woolf, Virginia

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Near Fine/Very Good++
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About This Item

The First UK printing published by The Hogarth Press, London in 1940. The BOOK is in near Fine condition with just a little lightening of the spine but far less than usually encountered. A slither of fading to the extreme upper spine tip reproducing the slither of loss to the wrapper. The gilt titling remains very bright. Some light toning to the text-block and outer page edges due to the quality of paper stock used. Light offsetting to the blank end-papers. Free from inscriptions. The fragile WRAPPER is in Very Good++ or better condition. It is lightly dust marked to the rear panel with a few minor markings to the spine panel. A small amount of loss to the spine head. A few nicks and light creasing to the edges with a small area of tape reinforcement to the verso of the front panel edge. There is only a hint of toning to the spine. The wrapper presents as a very sharp example in the removable Brodart archival cover, with the design reproducing Vanessa Bell's portrait of Fry. Only 2,530 copies were printed (Kirkpatrick A25). With a self-portrait frontispiece, seventeen photographs and reproductions and a brief foreword in the form of a letter from Margery Fry to Virginia Woolf. An increasingly elusive title to find in collectible condition. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.


Virginia Woolf's only true biography, written to commemorate a devoted friend and one of the most renowned art critics of this century, who helped to bring the Postimpressionist movement from France to England and America. Index; illustrations.


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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
Roger Fry
Woolf, Virginia
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good++
Quantity available
First UK Edition
The Hogarth Press, London
Place of Publication
Date published
Fry, Hogarth, Woolf

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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers. member since: 2015
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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About Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

We trade as a family-run internet business in Market Harborough in the heart of the Midlands. We have over 10 years experience of collecting and selling a range of genres, specialising in iconic modern fiction and children's titles. Please feel free to browse our website: All items are fully described and if any reasonable discrepancy is noted on arrival to the customer, a full refund including payment for return to us will be made. Items over £250 may be paid for in instalments subject to agreement- however, all books remain the property of Ashton Rare Books until the full balance has been paid. Please contact us at : if you are looking for a particular title or require further assistance.We are full members of the PBFA, ABA and ILAB.


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