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The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: Manic Depression and the Life of Virginia Woolf, Dally, Peter
1 Dally, Peter The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: Manic Depression and the Life of Virginia Woolf
0312272731 / 9780312272739; Combining his knowledge as a doctor and a lifelong fascination with Virginia Woolf's life and work, eminent psychiatrist Peter Dally offers a haunting and compelling look at the depression that tormented Virginia Woolf through her adult years. He discusses the three occasions when Virginia went mad, which terrified Virginia, and through the experiences offered extraordinary insight into her craft, Woolf lived in constant fear of her dreadful affliction. Compassionate and disturbing, this study is the first to look at Virginia Woolf's life from the perspective of her illness. Black & white photos are included at the end. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2001, First Publishers Edition

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2 Williams, Alice Cary Sheep, Moors and Sea
Nantucket Island, around the turn of the century, one of the last strongholds of the old New England "quaintness, " comes radiantly alive in this charming personal reminiscence. Told in an engaging narrative style, the early ears of Jennie Randall, daughter of the "city" country doctor of the Ialand, are re-created so simply that the reader is whisked back to a gracious, friendly, unhurried way of life, all but forgotten in the hurly-burly of the precarious present. Binding has a slight bump on one corner. The jacket is rubbed on the back and has a bit of foxing on the inside, which does not show on the outside. There are small wrinkles at the top and bottom of the spine which is also lightly rubbed. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Vantage Press
New York, 1967, First Edition
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3 Wineapple, Brenda Sister Brother: Gertrude and Leo Stein
0399141030 / 9780399141034; Hard Cover. As New/As New. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A fascinating dual biography of the Stein siblings, who were American expatriates. Their powerful, poignant relationship was rooted in love, longing, and smoldering rivalry. It was a relationship so profound that when it ruptured in 1914, brother and sister never spoke again, despite their both living into the 1940's. Incredibly well researched, the first biography on Leo Stein and the first on Gertrude Stein to appear in 20 years. The author unearthed incredible amounts of new and rare material including an early G. S. Manuscript, printed in this book for the first time. The book consists of 514 pages (the printed lines of the biography itself are further apart than some following parts) : Biography, 392 pages; "Epilogue: A Family Romance" 393-406; Appendix, 407-414; Acknowledgments, 415-420; Notes, including abbreviations for frequently-cited names, libraries, and collections, 421-422; Prologue (notes covering each page of biography, including the epilogue) 422-485; Bibliography, 487-500; Index, 501-514. The index is an A-Z showcase of well-known painters, authors, and others who knew the Steins. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1996
New York, 1996, First Edition
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