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19 July 2019


Clive Bell had this armchair in his bedroom. This of course is the textile we have used on the endpaper for The Wise Virgins by Leonard Woolf: it’s Vanessa Bell’s design called ‘White’ (after Amber Reeves/Blanco White whose novel A Lady and Her Husband we publish). These kind of books, French paperbacks with a uniform look, were a huge influence on the design of Persephone books in 1999.  .

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