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“We used to discuss the ridiculous superstitions about God and Religion; the absurd prejudices of patriotism and decency; the grotesque encumbrances called parents.”
(Gwen Raverat in Virginia Woolf and the Raverats)

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Virginia Woolf & the Raverats
a different sort of friendship
  • Designed by Humphrey Stone, using the Dante typeface;
  • Edited by William Pryor, grandson of the Raverats;
  • 212 pages, 234 by 175mm (7¼ by 9¾ inches), on Rives Artist 120gsm paper;
  • 4 full colour pages of paintings by both the Raverats;
  • 33 black and white illustrations: drawings, wood-engravings, photographs and facsimile letters;
  • Rounded and backed, marker ribbon, head and tail bands with Damascusgreen 135gsm Colorplan endpapers;
  • Quarterbound in Recordlienen with Compton marble paper sides, spine blocked gold with book title;
  • Cloth top and tail slipcase with Ingres laid paper wrap;
  • Each slipcase contains a separate numbered Gwen Raverat wood engraving, Vence, La Place en Été, which she made at the height of this correspondence in 1924, hand-printed bySimon Lawrence of the Fleece Press, from the original boxwood block;
  • The published price is £200 ($320).
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