Leonard Woolf: A Biography, Glendinning, Victoria. McClelland And Stewart, Toronto, 2006. First Canadian Edition. 8vo up to 9½” tall. 498pp. family tree, index, bibliography, notes and full plate black and white glossy photographs. Blue boards with gilt spine titles. Volume is mint, unread condition; unclipped dust jacket has light top edge ruffle and otherwise fine. Portrait of Leonard Woolf on dustjacket by Vanessa Bell, artist and sister of Virginia Woolf. First-ever biography of Leonard Woolf.
Leonard Woolf (1880-1969) was a political historian and author of both fiction and non-fiction, and a founding member of the Bloomsbury group. Together with his wife Virginia Woolf, he established The Hogarth Press which published 474 titles including the early work of T. S. Eliot, Katherine Mansfield, and John Maynard Keynes, Russian novelists as well as Sigmund Freud. 3783 $20