Author:Sackville-West, V. [Vita]

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Family History

By: Sackville-West, V. [Vita]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281658

Condition: Very Good


First British edition, printed at The Hogarth Press. Spine toned, boards slightly bowed, pencil name with Park Avenue address on front endpaper. 1932 Hard Cover. ix, [3], 351, [1] pp. 8vo. First published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at their Hogarth Press, which Sackville-West chose as her publisher to help the couple. Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf famously carried on a love affair from 1925-1935 (a time during which many agree each produced their best work), and two characters in this novel (Viola and Leonard Anquetil) represent the Woolfs. Virginia in turn based the protagonist of her ... View more info

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Pepita

By: Sackville-West, V. [Vita]

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1937

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 2292325

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Ink name on front paste-down endpaper, frontispiece torn from binding along half of length. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 309 pp. Pepita tells the extraordinary story of Vita Sackville-West's grandmother Josefa (Pepita), and her mother Victoria. Josefa, the half-gypsy daughter of an old-clothes pedlar from Malaga, makes her fortune as a dancer in Madrid; soon she is the toast of all Europe. Her affair with a young English attache then sets the scene for a most bizarre family history. After her early death, her daughter Victoria is condemned to a... View more info

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The Dark Island

By: Sackville-West, V. [Vita]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1936

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: 2292326

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Near fine. 1936 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 308 pp. The Dark Island is a novel that follows Shirin for the best part of four decades. The book is divided into four sections and four ages -- sixteen, twenty-six, thirty-six , and forty-six. Shirin has a crush on an island called Stron. View more info

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Saint Joan of Arc: Born, January 6th, 1412, Burned as a Heretic, May 30th, 1431, Canonised as a Saint, May 16th, 1920

By: Sackville-West, V. [Vita]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1936

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 2292328

Condition: Near Fine


Half-inch tear along bottom edge of front jacket panel, jacket spine lightly toned, small chip along bottom edge of rear jacket panel. 1936 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 395 pp. An authentic and unprejudiced account of one of the most dramatic and moving stories in the world's history--the thrilling career of the heroic peasant girl who rode triumphantly through brilliant victory to tragic martyrdom. View more info

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Family History

By: Sackville-West, V. [Vita]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1932

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2292329

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Multiple chips and tears to jacket, jacket split into two pieces along rear joint, front jacket flap laid in. 1932 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 315 pp. A novel of modern England. Evelyn, aged thirty-nine, is an attractive widow living an irreproachable life. Then she meets Miles, fifteen years her junior, and falls passionately in love. But both lovers have strong personalities and passion does not equal happiness. Evelyn, deeply jealous and conventional is shocked at her lover's casual ways and his insistence on working all day. Miles... View more info

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English Country Houses

By: Sackville-West, V. [Vita]

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Collins: 1947

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2292336

Condition: Very Good


Fifth printing. A very good copy in a very good jacket. 1947 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 46 pp. With 8 plates in colour and 23 illustrations in black-and-white. This book offers a brief history of the English country house from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, and of the people who built and lived in them from common squires to kings and queens. View more info

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Grand Canyon

By: Sackville-West, V. [Vita]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph, Ltd.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292338

Condition: Very Good


First British edition (Michael Joseph). Lacks jacket. Spine lightly toned, ink name on front free endpaper. 1942 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 206 pp. The Second World War has been won - by the Germans. Only America still stands protected by a precarious promise of peace from the Reich. Lester and Helen, strangers staying at the Grand Canyon Hotel in Arizona are united by their memories of a lost England. When the fragile peace shatters, only Lester and Helen can take charge and lead their fellow guests into an uncertain future. View more info

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Seducers in Ecuador

By: Sackville-West, V. [Vita]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292339

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Board edges lightly rubbed. 1925 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 103 pp. Seducers in Ecuador is the story of Arthur Lomax, every bit the English gentleman in his white ducks and solar topee, enjoying the pleasures of an Egyptian cruise. But with the addition of a pair of blue spectacles to the outfit, Lomax's entire world changes - to alarming, deadly effect. View more info

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Sissinghurst: A Poem

By: Sackville-West, V. [Vita]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The National Trust: 1972

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292340

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker ghosting on rear wrapper. 1972 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 4 pp. A poem by Vita Sackville-West. View more info

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Dearest Andrew: Letters from V. Sackville-West to Andrew Reiber, 1951-1962

By: [Sackville-West, V. (Vita); Reiber, Andrew]; MacKnight, Nancy (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292327

ISBN: 068416275X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Quarter-inch tear along jacket spine head, small hole on front jacket panel, rear side of jacket spine head previously mended with tape, front jacket flap price-clipped. One inch surface tear to rear paste-down endpaper, one inch chip to bottom edge of last page. 1979 Hard Cover. 127 pp. In 1851 Andrew Reiber, a resident of Maine, wrote to Vita Sackville-West, asking if a young friend of his might visit her garden in Kent, England, already famous though not then, as now, open to the public. This led to a correspondence that lasted until Vita's death in 1962. They never met. View more info