The Hogarth Press

You can just make out a photograph of Vita Sackville-West in the background on the wall. The Hogarth Press also published her.
If regular visits to Sissinghurst Castle Gardens aren’t sufficient sustenance to the soul, you can also touch genius there by discovering in the back room of the exhibit area the printing press that was once used by Virginia and Leonard Woolf. The Woolfs gave to the owners of Sissinghurst, Harold Nicholson and Vita Sackville-West, the printing press and it became the first item to be delivered when they bought the estate. Virginia set the type and Leonard worked the press to produce books under their publishing house, Hogarth Press. The press was named after a house where they lived in Richmond. They published first editions by Virginia and Leonard and others such as EM Forster, Maxim Gorky, Clive Bell, TS Eliot, Roger Fry and John Maynard Keynes.

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