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  • CONCEIVED WITH MALICE. by [Barnes, Djuna, D.H. Lawrence, Henry Miller, Virginia and Leonard Woolf] DeSalvo, Louise.
    [Barnes, Djuna, D.H. Lawrence, Henry Miller, Virginia and Leonard Woolf] DeSalvo, Louise.
    CONCEIVED WITH MALICE.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Plume - Penguin, (1995.). "Literature as Revenge in the Lives and Works of Virginia and Leonard Woolf, D. H. Lawrence, Henry Miller and Djuna Barnes." DeSalvo examines biographical material that demonstrates how each of these authors exacted revenge through writing fiction: Barnes's play was a thinly disguised portrayal of the sexual assaults she suffered from her father and brothers; . Henry Miller wrote 'Crazy Cock' out of his obsessive relationship with his wife, June; Hermione in Lawrence's 'Women in Love', was based on Lady Ottoline Morrell and Leonard Woolf's novel 'The Wise Virgins' portrayed a thinly disguised Virginia as deranged and sexually inadequate. Photographs, extensive notes, sources, index. 437 pp. ISBN: 0-452-273234.

    Condition: Very near fine.

    Book ID: 46583
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  • CONCEIVED WITH MALICE. by [Barnes, Djuna, D.H. Lawrence, Henry Miller, Virginia and Leonard Woolf] DeSalvo, Louise.
    [Barnes, Djuna, D.H. Lawrence, Henry Miller, Virginia and Leonard Woolf] DeSalvo, Louise.
    CONCEIVED WITH MALICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Literature as Revenge in the Lives and Works of Virginia and Leonard Woolf, D. H. Lawrence, Henry Miller and Djuna Barnes." DeSalvo examines biographical material that demonstrates how each of these authors exacted revenge through writing fiction: Barnes's play was a thinly disguised portrayal of the sexual assaults she suffered from her father and brothers; . Henry Miller wrote 'Crazy Cock' out of his obsessive relationship with his wife, June; Hermione in Lawrence's 'Women in Love', was based on Lady Ottoline Morrell and Leonard Woolf's novel 'The Wise Virgins' portrayed a thinly disguised Virginia as deranged and sexually inadequate. Photographs, extensive notes, sources, index. 437 pp. ISBN: 0-525938990.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 46192
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  • THE LONDON SCENE: Five Essays by Virginia Woolf. by Woolf, Virginia.
    Woolf, Virginia.
    THE LONDON SCENE: Five Essays by Virginia Woolf.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Frank Hallman, (1975.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The five essays include The Docks of London, Oxford Street Tide, Great Men's Houses, Abbeys and Cathedrals, and This Is The House of Commons. One of a limited edition of only 750 copies printed at the Stinehour Press. 44 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, and some underlining throughout, in a very good dj (tear at the lower fold of dj.)

    Book ID: 37278
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  • THE COMMON READER. by Woolf, Virginia.
    Woolf, Virginia.
    THE COMMON READER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1925.). Hardcover first edition - Her first collection of literary pieces - on authors ranging from Chaucer to Defoe to Jane Austen and the Brontes. Includes one essay - "Miss Ormerod" in Lives of the Obscure which was not in the UK edition. 332 pp.

    Condition: Good condition overall in red cloth - fraying to the ends of the spine, and rubbing and darkening to the spine, some light toning to the pages - some pages still unopened.

    Book ID: 55078
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  • MRS. DALLOWAY. by Woolf, Virginia.
    Woolf, Virginia.
    MRS. DALLOWAY.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1997.). Tie-in edition of this classic novel for the movie starring Vanessa Redgrave with a scene from the film on the front cover. 212 pp. ISBN: 0-15-6005557.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 48423
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  • NIGHT AND DAY: The Definitive Collected Edition. by Woolf, Virginia [1882-1941.]
    Woolf, Virginia [1882-1941.]
    NIGHT AND DAY: The Definitive Collected Edition.

    Edition: Limited edition.

    London: Hogarth Press, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - A handsome new edition of Woolf's second novel, with a new introduction by Angelica Garnett, a publisher's note on the publishing history and a list of variants between the first English and the first American editions. A preliminary page notes that this was one of a limited edition of 1000 copies but this copy is not numbered. xv, 492 pp. Ribbon bookmark bound in. ISBN: 0-701208775.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (appears unread - lower corner clipped with new price on publisher's sticker)

    Book ID: 69013
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Woolf, Virginia.[1882-1941.] edited by Mary Lyon.
    BOOKS AND PORTRAITS: Some Further Selections from the Literary and Biographical Writings of Virginia Woolf.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978. dj. Hardcover first edition - Although best known as a novelist, the first published works of Woolf were literary essays or reviews and she continued to write these until her death. This book contains 48 essays never before collected, selected and with a preface by Mary Lyon. Many are on authors - including Jane Austen, Thoreau, Kipling, Emerson, Sheridan, Dostoevsky, Sassoon and Melville. Other subjects of her 'portraits' are Sarah Bernhardt, Lady Hester Stanhope and more. 221 pp. ISBN: 0-15-113478-2.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32312
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  • Woolf, Virginia.[1882-1941.] edited by Mary Lyon.
    BOOKS AND PORTRAITS: Some Further Selections from the Literary and Biographical Writings of Virginia Woolf.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978. dj. Hardcover first edition - Although best known as a novelist, the first published works of Woolf were literary essays or reviews and she continued to write these until her death. This book contains 48 essays never before collected, selected and with a preface by Mary Lyon. Many are on authors - including Jane Austen, Thoreau, Kipling, Emerson, Sheridan, Dostoevsky, Sassoon and Melville. Other subjects of her 'portraits' are Sarah Bernhardt, Lady Hester Stanhope and more. 221 pp. ISBN: 0-15-113478-2.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32313
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  • Woolf, Virginia.[1882-1941.] edited by Mary Lyon.
    BOOKS AND PORTRAITS: Some Further Selections from the Literary and Biographical Writings of Virginia Woolf.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978. dj. Hardcover first edition - Although best known as a novelist, the first published works of Woolf were literary essays or reviews and she continued to write these until her death. This book contains 48 essays never before collected, selected and with a preface by Mary Lyon. Many are on authors - including Jane Austen, Thoreau, Kipling, Emerson, Sheridan, Dostoevsky, Sassoon and Melville. Other subjects of her 'portraits' are Sarah Bernhardt, Lady Hester Stanhope and more. 221 pp. ISBN: 0-15-113478-2.

    Condition: Near fine in very good+ dust jacket (neat prev owner's name, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 32398
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  • MELYMBROSIA. by Woolf, Virginia (edited by Louise de Salvo.)
    Woolf, Virginia (edited by Louise de Salvo.)
    MELYMBROSIA.

    Edition: First thus.

    San Francisco: Cleis Press, (2002.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Woolf's first novel, completed in 1912 when she was 30 years old, but only published three years later, in a much tamer version, as "The Voyage Out." This novel was reconstructed from the original manuscripts held by the New York Public Library by Louise deSalvo, who also wrote the introduction to this edition. xxvii, 350 pp. ISBN: 1573441481.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 48825
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  • Woolf, Virginia (foreword by Doris Lessing, edited by David Bradshaw.)
    CARLYLE'S HOUSE AND OTHER SKETCHES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback original)

    London: Hesperus Press, 2003. First edition - The first publication of 7 short pieces by Woolf recently found in an early notebook among some personal papers. Promotional band on book.

    Condition: Fine in wrappers with French flaps.

    Book ID: 26760
    Keywords: new, Women Authors
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  • VIRGINIA WOOLF: A Writer's Life. by [Woolf, Virginia] Gordon, Lyndall.
    [Woolf, Virginia] Gordon, Lyndall.
    VIRGINIA WOOLF: A Writer's Life.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & London: Norton, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A biography which examines Virginia Woolf's life through the prism of her writings. Illustrated with photographs. Index, biographical references. Notes. 341 pp. ISBN: 0-393-018911.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket. (slight spine slant.)

    Book ID: 56883
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