Leonard Woolf The Future of Constantinople ** RARE ** First Ed


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Leonard Woolf: The Future of Constantinople First Edition (Lytton Strachey’s Own Personal Copy) 

Condition Of Book: This is a Very Good Copy of this book in Publisher’s red cloth with gilt title lettering to spine and upper cover and there is some fading to spine lettering and overall colour tone of the spine has faded a little.This is a very scarce title indeed with only 1000 copies published.This particular copy bears the bookplate of Lytton Strachey (Bloomsbury Group) to the front pastedown and has also been SIGNED by Lytton Strachey to the front free endpaper.This title was acquired from a very impressive private collection of 20th Century Literature and Fiction with strict adherence paid in obtaining rare highlights in excellent condition.The book has a firm binding with NO hinge weakness and there is NO leaning or rolling to spine.There is a little light tanning to the endpapers and the fore-edge of the book.Great copy for the collector of this Very Rare title in original cloth.The Bloomsbury Circle of which Stachey and Leonard Woolf were both invloved.They were very close and corresponded almost daily.Their early correspondence was dripping with their sexual drives and in particular with Strachey’s boasting of his homosexual activities.They discussed issues of philosophy,art and politics at length.There is a note at the back of the book in pencil which states that the book was sent to Sotheby’s in the 1960’s by James Strachey.Scarce title with this wonderful Association present.8vo 109pp plus 3 pages of ads at rear.First Edition 1917

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Weight 0.40 kg



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Hogarth Press Virginia Woolf