Charleston: A Bloomsbury House Garden, Bell, Quentin; Nicholson, Virginia. Frances Lincoln, London, 2004. 4to up to 12″ tall; 152pp. Card covers. Contents are in fine condition; covers have light shelf wear.
Charleston Farmhouse is the most important remaining example of Bloomsbury decorative style, created by the painters Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant. Quentin Bell, the younger son of Clive and Vanessa Bell, and his daughter Virginia Nicholson, tell the story of this unique house, linking it with some of the leading cultural figures who were invited there, including Vanessa’s sister Virginia Woolf, the writer Lytton Strachey, the economist Maynard Keynes and the art critic Roger Fry. 3803 $25