Once the press was repaired they printed their handbill. Their first book (Two Stories, containing Virginia's The Mark on the Wall and Leonard's Three Jews) had to be set up and printed...
She offered it to the Hogarth Press
, where Leonard Woolf
passed it to the office boy, Richard Kennedy
(with Sligo by Jack Yeats
) to try his hand at a reader's report. Kennedy consulted...
Sutcliff called it an outside job, written in response to a complaint by her mother (a strong admirer of Oliver Cromwell
) about all the fictional representations of handsome, charming Cavaliers and boorish, unmannerly...
She used the same illustrator as before, Richard Kennedy
It its first six months it sold 8,104 copies in England (twice as many as To the Lighthouse) and 13,031 from Harcourt Brace
in the USA.