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A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN. by WOOLF. VIRGINIA - First Edition - from Paul Foster Books (SKU: 10125)

A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN.

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A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN.

by WOOLF. VIRGINIA

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Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, London. 1929. FIRST EDITION. Small 8vo. (7.2 x 4.8 inches). Finely bound in recent full brown morocco. Spine with raised bands. Red title label, gilt. Compartments ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt. A Lovely copy.

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A Room of One's Own was first published in October 1929 in the UK and USA alike as a limited edition run of 492 numbered, signed copies. The first English edition and impression was released three days later with the Vanessa Bell dust jacket, published by Hogarth Press, the Woolfs' own publishing house. The first US edition was published by Harcourt Brace & Co.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
10125
Title
A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN.
Author
WOOLF. VIRGINIA
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, London. 1929
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Fine bindings; Modern First Editions.;

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Glossary

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top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]

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