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Orlando

By WOOLF, VIRGINIA

New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928. Gilt lettered and decorated black cloth. Edition limited to 800 signed and numbered copies. Signed on the reverse of the half title on Woolf's characteristic purple ink. Wear to extremities and some rubbing and fading to the gilt on the lower spine. Lacks the original glassine cover. Orlando is a mythical character with a life span of over 300 years from Elizabethan times to the present, based on the author's close friend Vita Sackville West. THe novel has been described as a love letter from the author to her friend.. Signed By the Author. 1st Us Edition. Cloth. VG. 8vo.

$2400.00

The Works of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

By JOHNSON, SAMUEL

London: F. C. & J. Rivington, 1823. Twelve (12) volumes in full brown morocco with gilt stamped burgundy leather title labels on spine. gilt dentelles.Marbled edges and endpapers. Very clean and attractive set with wear to the extremities but still beautiful. Easy to read print.. New Edition. Leather. VG+. 8 Vo.

$1500.00