The Moment and Other Essays

WOOLF, Virginia. The Moment and Other Essays.

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WOOLF, Virginia. The Moment and Other Essays. London: The Hogarth Press, 1947.

8vo. Original dark red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt to spine; in the original pale pink Vanessa Bell dust-jacket (10a. 6d. Net); pp.[iv], 5-191, [i]; light compression to spine ends; ownership name to ffep (H. V. Burridge/ January 1948); small hole affecting a few letters of text on page 17-18; else very good in jacket which is a sunned along the backstrip, as is common, with some nicks to extremities; one slightly larger chip to upper panel; still a superior example.
First edition.
A collection of short stories, articles and essays including 'Sterne's Ghost', 'American Fiction', and 'Ellen Terry'. Perhaps the most famous work, 'On Being Ill', had appeared in T.S. Eliot's New Criterion in January, 1926.