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A Room of One's Own by  Virginia Woolf - First Edition - 1929 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140938658)

A Room of One's Own

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A Room of One's Own

by Woolf, Virginia

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London: The Hogarth Press, 1929. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Publisher's original cinnamon cloth covered boards with titles in gilt on spine. Near Fine with pages toned, offsetting to endsheets and a small nick to the top edge of the front board. In a Near Fine dust jacket with toning to the spine, light edge-chips and a 3-inch split started at the bottom of the front spine joint. A very lovely copy of Woolf's feminist essay, which proclaims "a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.

Synopsis

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
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
140938658
Title
A Room of One's Own
Author
Woolf, Virginia
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
The Hogarth Press
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1929
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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