David Garnett's Copy

The Years.

London: The Hogarth Press, 1937.

Price: $2,000.00

About the item

First edition. [4], 469 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. David Garnett's Copy. Original green cloth. Very good, some foxing. Without the dust jacket. Woolmer 423.

Item #324932

Signed "David Garnett/March 9, 1937." on flyleaf. This was 6 days prior to publication. A member of the Bloomsbury Group, intimately involved with a number of their personal and artistic lives, Garnett was the only child of Edward Garnett and Constance Garnett, the great translator from the Russian. His novel Lady Into Fox won the 1922 James Tait Black Memorial Prize, he founded the Nonesuch Press, and ran a bookshop near the British Museum with Francis Birrell in the 1920s.