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Woolf) Stephen, Leslie.

English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century.

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Previously unknown
Three from the Library of Vanessa Bell
(Woolf, Virginia). Three volumes of works with intimate family associations for Woolf, all from the library of Vanessa Stephens Bell by descent through her daughter Angelica Garnett. Unknown to scholarship until now.
inscribed prior to publication to her husband
Woolf's father, Leslie Stephen
Stephen, Mrs. Leslie. Notes from Sick-Rooms. London: Smith, Elder, 1883.
Slim 12mo.; brown cloth, stamped in black.
inscribed by Woolf to Vanessa
five days after the death of their father, the author
Stephen, Leslie. English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century. Ford Lectures, 1903. London: Duckworth and Co., 1904.
8vo.; brown cloth, stamped in gilt.
First edition. A gift from Woolf to Vanessa, inscribed on the half-title: Vanessa from her A.V.S. [Adeline Virginia Stephen] 27th Feb 1904. No presentations are known by Leslie, who died five days after publication.
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