Grant (Jane & Mary Frances)


Description: SOLE EDITION, pp. 97, foolscap 8vo, original red cloth, bottom corners knocked, some light soiling and a couple of small waterspots, ownership inscription of Bartle Grant dated 1920 (see below), TLs from John 'Jock' Murray laid in, good

Publication Details: [Dublin:] Privately printed [by W. King], n.d., c. 1865

Notes: An excellent association copy, belonging to Major Bartle Grant, the nephew of the authors, brother of Lady Strachey, and the father of painter Duncan Grant - in the latter two respects, then, with immediate family connections to the Bloomsbury Group. He was remembered by Virginia Woolf in her diaries as 'a perfect gentleman [...] but ineffective utterly'. The Grants were an aristocratic Scottish family, whose lairdship of the Rothiemurchus estate dates back to the Clan Grant of the sixteenth-century. A caption preceding the text states that the letters were 'chiefly written by Jane Grant and ...more

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Price: £225

Subject: Literature

Published Date: c. 1865

Stock Number: 64362

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