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A Room of One's Own by  Virginia Woolf - First Edition - 1929 - from Albert Books (SKU: 005049)

A Room of One's Own

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A Room of One's Own

by Woolf, Virginia

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About This Item

New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1929. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt on spine. small 8vo. 199pp. Spine cloth slightly sunned, much of spine gilt rubbed off, though still readable, bookstore blind stamp at bottom of rear flyleaf, else a sharp, clean and near fine book in new facsimile dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

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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Details

Bookseller
Albert Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
005049
Title
A Room of One's Own
Author
Woolf, Virginia
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Jacket condition
Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harcourt Brace & Co.
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1929

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About Albert Books

Here at Albert Books we have been collecting and selling fine literature for over forty years. We now offer a portion of our collection of approximately 10,000 books to you, online, at reasonable prices. Our specialties include first editions of American and English literature, including Poetry, Theater & Plays, Limited Editions Club Books, and some Mystery & Science Fiction. We also feature a rather large and varied selection of Literature in Translation.

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facsimile
An exact copy of an original work. In books, it refers to a copy or reproduction, as accurate as possible, of an original...[more]
jacket
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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[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]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[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]
First Edition
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fine
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