Get Vendio Gallery - Now FREE! "VIRGINIA WOOLF"SIGNED FIRST LIMITED EDITION ORLANDO-A BIOGRAPHY/1928/1 of 800. VERY RARE - SCARCE EDITION - RARE FIRST EDITION. RARE LIMITED EDITION of a CELEBRATED WORK.FINE ORIGINAL GILT DECORATED BLACK CLOTH BINDING. TRANSGENDER - SEX CHANGE - Written in the 1920's A HOT TOPIC TODAY. NEW YORK: Crosby Gaige, 1928 [published date: 1928]. 9.25" x 6.25" Inches. [3, blanks], , , 13-333, [1, Colophon] pages. Bound in fine original publisher's black cloth binding with elaborate. Gilt decorations on spine and a small gilt vignette on the front cover.
Limited edition of only 800 copies signed in purple ink by Virginia Woolf. Rare First Edition, first printing.
One of 800 copies printed. SIGNED BY VIRGINIA WOOLF, in her characteristic purple ink, numbered in red ink on the limitation page. A rare issue of this cornerstone Woolf title.
This copy is signed by Virginia Woolf on the blank verso of the half title instead of the limitation page. This edition preceded the first UK edition by 9 days. The eponymous hero is born as a male nobleman in England during the reign of Elizabeth I.
He undergoes a mysterious change of sex at the age of about 30. A classic work, complete as issued.Please take some time to view the 50+ pictures in detail, in order to gain a full idea of the contents and condition. Pages with uncut edges - indicating this to be an unread copy. Orlando: A Biography is a novel by Virginia Woolf, first published on 11 October 1928.
A high-spirited romp inspired by the tumultuous family history of Woolf's partner, the aristocratic poet and novelist Vita Sackville-West, it is arguably one of Woolf's most popular and accessible novels: a history of English literature in satiric form. The book describes the adventures of a poet who changes sex from man to woman and lives for centuries, meeting the key figures of English literary history. Considered a feminist classic, the book has been written about extensively by scholars of women's writing and gender and transgender studies. There have been several adaptations: in 1989 director Robert Wilson and writer Darryl Pinckney collaborated on a theatrical production. A film adaptation was released in 1992, starring Tilda Swinton as Orlando.Another stage adaption by Sarah Ruhl premiered in New York City in 2010. Woolf's amazing fictitious four century transgender "biography" of an ageless being named Orlando who starts life as an Elizabethan nobleman, then eventually transforms into a woman poet of vast social insight. It was written for, and inspired by, Woolf's friend and lover, Vita Sackville-West, to whom the book was dedicated and who appears as Orlando at various life-stages in several of the book's photographs. It has been described as the longest love letter ever written. There are numerous CLOSE-UPS GIVEN BELOW. Check sellers other auctions as we have.
CONDITION REPORT: A rare book in. The publisher's full black cloth binding with gilt decorated spine. (See Scans below), some wear/tear to covers, spine, ends & corners (See Scans below).
The pages are clean & bright, there are quite a few uncut edges - indicating this to be an unread copy. The binding is tight & intact (See Scans below). The cloth is smooth & supple to the touch See. Spine ends with minor wear-tear.
Minor spots - discoloration to black cloth covers. There are many close-up pictures for your kind perusal.Minor flaws, may not always be noted, that is why there are 50 to a 100 pictures of every book we list. Take a look at our new inventory and see if you can find some great deals.
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