The Letters of Virginia Woolf - Volumes 1-6 [Complete Set]
London: The Hogarth Press Ltd., 1975-1980. First Editions. First Impressions. Six tall octavo volumes (24cm); blue-green cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spines; dustjackets; xxiv,531,; xxviii,627,; xxiv,600; xxii,442; xx,476; xviii,556pp; illus., with frontispiece portraits of Woolf in first and final volumes. Vol.I: Softening to base of spine, upper corners tapped (though still sharp), else Near Fine in a Near Fine, unclipped dustjacket (priced £7.75); Vol.II: faint lean, light wear to extremities, lower corners gently bumped, with some faint foxing to upper edge of textblock, and decorative bookplate to front pastedown; Very Good+ in a like jacket, price-clipped, gently spine-sunned, with some minor wrinkling to spine ends; Vol.III: slight forward lean, softening to spine ends, upper corners tapped (though still sharp), with some dust-soil and a few faint scattered stains to upper edge of textblock; Very Good+ in like dustjacket, unclipped (priced £12.50), gently spine-sunned and lightly shelfworn, with some creasing to spine ends and corners; Vol.IV: pictorial bookplate to front pastedown, base of spine pushed, with a significant bump to upper edge of rear board, causing a ripple-like crease to upper margins of text (affecting 2/3 of the book); only Very Good, in a Very Good+ dustjacket, unclipped (priced £11.95), with modest shelfwear, sunning to spine, a tear and creasing to upper rear flap, and a faint stain to front panel; Vol.V: pictorial bookplate to front pastedown, else Fine in a very Near Fine, unclipped dustjacket (priced £12.50), with some trivial wear and a hint of sunning to spine; Vol.VI: Fine in a very Near Fine dustjacket, with some trivial surface wear, price-clipped, with a new price sticker directly above the clip. A substantial collection of Woolf's correspondence, from 1888-1941.