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Item #BB2291 The Legend of Monte della Sibilla or Le Paradis de la Reine Sibille [H. Balfour Gardiner's copy]. Clive BELL.
The Legend of Monte della Sibilla or Le Paradis de la Reine Sibille [H. Balfour Gardiner's copy]
The Legend of Monte della Sibilla or Le Paradis de la Reine Sibille [H. Balfour Gardiner's copy]
The Legend of Monte della Sibilla or Le Paradis de la Reine Sibille [H. Balfour Gardiner's copy]

The Legend of Monte della Sibilla or Le Paradis de la Reine Sibille [H. Balfour Gardiner's copy]

Richmond: Printed and Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, Hogarth House, 1923. Pictorial Boards. One of 400 copies printed by Leonard and Virginia Woolf. Royal 8vo (257 x 186mm): 25,[1]pp, with frontispiece and one further drawing by Duncan Grant and one figure by Vanessa Bell. Original pictorial boards printed in black; wanting the scarce plain cream dust jacket. Provenance: H. Balfour Gardiner, with his blue ink stamp to front fly-leaf. Very light occasional spotting, but an excellent example, securely bound and generally clean throughout. Woolmer 27. Laing A8. Fine. Item #BB2291

At the turn of the twentieth century, Bell was prominent in the group of friends who met on Thursday evenings at 46 Gordon Square in Bloomsbury, including Virginia Stephen (later Woolf) and her sister Vanessa, who married Bell in 1907 and illustrated this and many other books published by the Woolfs at the Hogarth Press. Henry Balfour Gardiner (1877-1950) was a British musician and composer and member of the Frankfurt Group. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).

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