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Two Stories Centenary Edition

July 2017 was the 100th anniversary of the publication of Two Stories by Virginia and Leonard Woolf. It was their first attempt at printing and publishing a book of their own and, as is well known, it was also the start of their Hogarth Press, a successful publishing house which continues in name to this day.

Two Stories centenary edition

Like the original, the pamphlet-style binding of this centenary edition has been sewn by hand. The type has been reset but every effort has been made to replicate the original, including the spelling errors as well as the erratic spacing and punctuation, to recreate the charm of the original that was hand set by the Woolfs, who learned as they went along. The text is illustrated by reproductions of four woodcuts by Dora Carrington.

To be as true to the first edition as possible, all the publishing details have been consigned to an accompanying booklet which contains an introduction by Stephen Barkway; appendices detail textual variants between the text of ‘The Mark on the Wall’ and subsequent editions published in 1919 and 1921 by the Hogarth Press. Both booklets are housed in a folder; the edition is limited to 300 numbered copies.

£18 (£21 Europe, £23 RoW)

VW Quiz Book

Two hundred questions (and answers!) about Virginia Woolf, her works and Bloomsbury, compiled especially for lockdown. If you find that the answers to some of them trip off the tongue with ease, while others leave you absolutely clueless, we hope that the majority of them will cause you to ponder and dwell on your knowledge of Woolf’s writing. We hope too that the questions and answers will inspire you to reacquaint yourselves with those more obscure corners of Woolf’s writing.

£3.50 (£4 Europe, £5 RoW)


The Voyage Out: Centenary PerspectivesVoyage Out: Centenary Perspectives

To celebrate the centenary of the publication of Virginia Woolf’s first novel, the Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain has produced The Voyage Out: Centenary Perspectives. This book features a number of articles written by members about the novel, which was published by Woolf’s half-brother Gerald Duckworth’s company on 26 March 1915. Contributions include essays and memoirs by academics and common readers, with an introduction by Dame Gillian Beer. The book has a limited print run of 200 copies.

Gillian Beer
Part I Context
‘What a gift for pen & ink!’ A Chronology of the Composition of The Voyage Out ….. Mary Ellen Foley
The Contemporary Critical Reception of The Voyage Out….. Lindsay Martin
Part II Memoirs
The Voyage Out, a Society and a Collection ….. Sheila Wilkinson
On First Encountering The Voyage Out ….. Wendy Nakanishi
On Teaching The Voyage Out ….. Janfarie Skinner
Part III Centenary Perspectives
‘Tut, Tut’: Censorship, Propriety and Obscenity in The Voyage Out ….. David Bradshaw
Classical Shock in The Voyage Out ….. Jim Stewart
Bayreuth and Berlin: The Voyage Out and the Place of German in Woolf’s Writing ….. Michèle Barrett
Voyages In? ….. Matthew Macer-Wright
Meeting the Dalloways ….. Priscilla Martin
Wild Nature, Afternoon Teas and Butterflies: Virginia Woolf, Victoria Ocampo and the South-American Dream ….. Giulia Negrello

£22 (£25 Europe, £30 RoW)


Translations from the RussianTranslations from the Russian

By Virginia Woolf and S. S. Koteliansky
Introduction by Laura Marcus, edited by Stuart N. Clarke. Limited edition of 300 copies. This omnibus hardback edition consists of the three books translated by Virginia Woolf and S. S. Koteliansky that have never previously been reprinted in the UK.

  • Stavrogin’s Confession and the Plan of the Life of a Great Sinner (Hogarth Press, October 1922, in an edition of 1,050 copies)
  • Tolstoi’s Love Letters (Hogarth Press, May 1923, in an edition of fewer than 1,000 copies)
  • Talks with Tolstoi (Hogarth Press, June 1923, in an edition of about 1,000 copies)

£18 (£22 Europe, £25 RoW)



This is an A5-sized notebook with 48 pages of plain paper and card covers. The front cover features a glossy black-and-white photograph of the garden of Monk’s House.

£3 (£5 Europe, £6 RoW)

Birthday Lectures

  • 1. Wave, Atom, Dinosaur: Woolf’s Science (2000) by Gillian Beer
  • 2. ‘This moment I stand on’: Woolf and the Spaces in Time (2001) by Julia Briggs
  • 3. Virginia Woolf, Photography and Modernism (2002) by Maggie Humm   SOLD OUT
  • 4. Winking, Buzzing, Carpet-beating: Reading Jacob’s Room (2003) by David Bradshaw   LAST FEW COPIES
  • 5. ‘The True Nature of Woman’ from Wollstonecraft to Woolf (2004) by Lyndall Gordon   LAST FEW COPIES
  • 6. ‘The Exhibition Is in Ruins’: Virginia Woolf and Empire (2005) by Anna Snaith
  • 7. The Child of Two Atheists: Virginia Woolf’s Humanism (2006) by Sybil Oldfield
  • 8. Composing Oneself: Virginia Woolf’s Diaries and Memories (2007) by Alison Light   SOLD OUT
  • 9. Leslie Stephen: A Nineteenth-Century Legacy (2008) by Henrietta Garnett   SOLD OUT
  • 10. Virginia Woolf and the Clergy (2009) by Jane de Gay
  • 11. Virginia Woolf and the Art of the Novel (2010; published 2015) by Laura Marcus
  • 12. Virginia Woolf and Friends: The Influence of T. S. Eliot and Katherine Mansfield (2011) by Sue Roe   SOLD OUT
  • 13. Virginia Woolf, Fame and Gloire (2012) by Michael Whitworth   LAST FEW COPIES
  • 14. Burns Night/Woolf Supper: Birthday Thoughts on Virginia Woolf and Scotland (2013) by Jane Goldman   SOLD OUT
  • 15. ‘To pin down the moment with date and season’ (2014) by Hermione Lee   LAST FEW COPIES
  • 16. Woolf in Winter (2015) by Alexandra Harris   SOLD OUT
  • 17. Virginia Woolf and Tristram Shandy (2016) by Frances Spalding   SOLD OUT
  • 18. Woolf and the Essay (2017) by Susan Sellers
  • 19. ‘This sheet is a glass’: Virginia Woolf, a Woman of Letters (2018) by Stephen Barkway
  • 20. Becoming a Name: Virginia Woolf’s Political Reputation (2019) by Stuart N. Clarke
  • 21. Singing Songs of Sixpence? Virginia Woolf, Ethel Smyth, and the Languages of Music (2020) by Claire Davison
  • 22. The Legacy of Leonard and Virginia Woolf’s Hogarth Press (2023) by Jean Moorcroft Wilson
  • 23. Endgame: The Untidy Deaths of Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf (2024) by Gerri Kimber

Birthday Lectures £5 each (£6 Europe, £7 RoW). Discount available for three or more purchased in a single transaction.
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Virginia Woolf BulletinBulletin issue 57 Jan 2018

For individual and back issues, and details of contents, please see Virginia Woolf Bulletin page of the website.

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