GENESIS An Impression. Dorothy WELLESLEY.
GENESIS An Impression
GENESIS An Impression
GENESIS An Impression
GENESIS An Impression
GENESIS An Impression
GENESIS An Impression
GENESIS An Impression
GENESIS An Impression
GENESIS An Impression
GENESIS An Impression
GENESIS An Impression

GENESIS An Impression

London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1926. Hardcover. Small 8vo (7.4 in, 18.8 cm). [2 blanks] [1-10] 11-40 [41-42] [4 blanks] pp.; illus. The Westminster Press.

First edition: Dorothy Violet Wellesley, duchess of Wellington (1889-1956), although privately educated, did not attend a university; she travelled widely in Egypt, India, Russia, and Persia with Vita Sackville-West. Wellesley was briefly romantically attached to Vita Sackville-West and later was intimate friends with William Butler Yeats, whose praise and support largely established her literary reputation.

British Museum 011644. Vellum-like cloth spine with gilt lettering; green and yellow decorative paper on covers. Two lovely full-page woodcuts by George Plank. Spine faintly sunned, front and terminal pages faintly foxed, occasional faint fox spot. Well-preserved, tight, and attractive illustrated first edition. Very good+ in no dust jacket. Item #1094

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