This official illustrated guide looks at Charleston farmhouse in Sussex, the country retreat of the Bloomsbury circle. It was home to Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant - for over 50 years they covered walls, furniture and ceramics with their own decorations, forming a unique collection. Frequent visitors to the house include Virginia Woolf and Roger Fry. Angelica Garnett explains her part in the restoration of the property; Quentin Bell recollects the garden; and Henrietta Garnett's memoir of her grandmother gives an impression of life amony the Bloomsbury Group.
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QUENTIN BELL (1910-1996) was the son of Vanessa Bell, Virginia Woolf's elder sister. He was a painter, sculptor, potter, and teacher, and author, as well as a well-known biographer of his famous aunt.
ANGELICA GARNETT is the daughter of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant. She grew up at Charleston and in the south of France and later became an actress and artist, often collaborating with her parents.
HENRIETTA GARNETT is a respected author and the daughter of Angelica and David Garnett.
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Book Description Hogarth Press, 1988. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ Issued. Illustrated. New. No dust jacket as issued. Clean and tight-unused copy-Excellent! ! Trade paperback (US). 176 p. Contains: Illustrations. Lives and Letters. Audience: General/trade. Bookseller Inventory # 005594