Virginia Woolf and the Hogarth Press



In her diary entry for Monday, 25 January 1915, her thirty-third birthday, Virginia Woolf, describing her birthday ‘treats’, wrote: I don’t know when I enjoyed a birthday so much – not since I was a child anyhow. Sitting at tea we decided three things: in the first place to take Hogarth [House, Richmond], if we can get it; in the second, to buy a Printing press; in the third to buy a Bull dog, probably called John. I am very much excited at the idea of all three – particularly the press. I was also given a packet of sweets to bring home.


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