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The Edwardians. by  Vita SACKVILLE-WEST - Hardcover - Signed - 1930 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 145238)

The Edwardians.

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The Edwardians.

by SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita

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London: The Hogarth Press,, 1930. Signed by Vita Sackville-West Octavo. Original quarter vellum, pink cloth sides, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Pencilled 1962 presentation inscription to front free endpaper. Light spotting to spine with minor scratch at foot, slight crease to pages 153-200. A very good, clean copy. Signed limited edition, number 22 of 125 copies signed by the author. The Edwardians "celebrated the lavish style of country house life that she had observed in her parents' heyday at Knole" (ODNB). Woolmer 235A; Cross & Ravenscroft-Hulme A20.

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Bookseller
Peter Harrington GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
145238
Title
The Edwardians.
Author
SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London: The Hogarth Press,
Date published
1930

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About Peter Harrington

Since its establishment, Peter Harrington has specialised in sourcing, selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. Peter Harrington first began selling rare books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road. For the past twenty years the business has been run by Pom Harrington, Peter's son.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the...[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]

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