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A Room of One's Own.

WOOLF, Virginia.

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London: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press,, 1929. Small crown octavo. Original orange cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket designed by Vanessa Bell. Partially erased ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Spine gently cocked, negligible rubbing to bottom edge, small bump to top outer corner of front board, faint foxing to edges, light offsetting to endpapers; a remarkably bright copy in the foxed jacket with creasing and small chips to spine ends and tips, a couple of short closed tears to rear panel. First trade edition, first impression. A Room of One's Own is Woolf's feminist literary manifesto, in which she assesses the history of women as writers and the challenges they have faced. She notes the effects of patriarchal literary culture on female characters, and makes the case that women must carve out both physical and psychological space for themselves in order to become part of the literary establishment. The work is based on two papers read to the Arts Society at N ... Read more

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New York/London: Fountain/Hogarth Press, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good. London and New York: The Hogarth Press / The Fountain Press, 1929. First Edition. One of 492 copies (this being No.400)) SIGNED by the author. The first 100 copies of this title were issued in England by Hogarth, the remaining copies (this being an example) by the Fountain Press in the US. Fine in no jacket as issued. Please email for photos.

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A Room of One's Own

Woolf, Virginia

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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The Fountain Press and The Hogarth Press: New York and London, 1929. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, large paper issue, copy number 399 of a limited 492 signed by Virginia Woolf in purple ink. Publisher's original red cloth covered boards with titles in gilt on spine. Very Good, cloth unevenly sunned, lightly worn. A lovely signed 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.

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  • Edition: First edition
  • Book condition: Fine
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New York and London: The Hogarth Press / The Fountain Press, 1929. First edition. Fine. One of 492 total copies between the UK and the US, this copy being part of the British issue. Signed by the author and preceding the trade edition by three days. A lovely, Fine copy with only a touch of fading to the spine. "A key work of feminist literary criticism. Written after she delivered two lectures on the topic of women and fiction at Cambridge University in 1928, Woolf's essay examines the educational, social, and financial disadvantages women have faced throughout history. It contains Woolf's famous argument that 'A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction'...and the essay further explores the 'unsolved problems' of women and fiction. Through the fictionalized character of Mary -- who visits the British Museum to find out about everything that has ever been written about women -- Woolf builds the argument that literature and history is a male constr ... Read more

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A Room of One’s Own.

Woolf, Virginia.

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8vo. New York/London: Fountain/Hogarth Press, 1929. 8vo, 159 pp. Original brick-red cloth with gilt titles. A near fine copy in a folding case. Bookplate of Stuart Schimmel on front paste down, signature of Robert Hunter on front free end paper. § First edition, large paper issue, number 116 of 492 copies signed by Woolf in her customary purple ink on the half title. A classic of feminist literature in which Woolf considers the past and present barriers to women writers in a patriarchal culture and which originated as lectures given by Woolf at two women’s colleges in Cambridge. "A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction."

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A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN

WOOLF, Virginia

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Spine is mildly sunned; gilt strong. Near Fine
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New York/London: The Fountain Press/The Hogarth Press, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Spine is mildly sunned; gilt strong. Near Fine. This edition preceded the English edition (both trade and signed) by three days. Original cinnamon cloth. One of only 492 copies SIGNED by the author (this copy marked "out of series" instead of numbered and belonged to the Yale University Press printer Carl Rollins) of this important and desirable title, a compelling essay on women and writing that has become a classic feminist text. A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction," said Woolf, "and that, as you will see, leaves the great problem of the true nature of woman and the true nature of fiction unsolved.

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A Room of One's Own

Woolf, Virginia

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
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Harcourt Brace and Company, 1929 First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Virginia Woolf on a laid in signature. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket has light wear to the spine and edges. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight, with light wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy SIGNED by the author with the scarce dustjacket. We buy Virginia Woolf First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

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A Room of One's Own

Woolf, Virginia

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
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Hogarth Press, 1929 SIGNED/LIMITED EDITION of 492 numbered copies. This copy is SIGNED by Virginia Woolf. A beautiful copy with light wear to the edges. The binding is tight with minor wear to the spine and panels. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. We buy Virginia Woolf First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.

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A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN

Woolf, Virginia

  • Edition: First Edition
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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Woolf, Virginia. A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929, 8vo., 202pp. Publisher's original dark blue boards, titles to spine gilt. A near fine fresh copy in the rarely seen correct slate dustwrapper, printed in black & blue of the First American Edition, first printing. A lovely example of the very uncommon edition preceded only by the signed limited edition issued in the USA & simultaneously in the United Kingdom. Woolf's major polemic against patriarchy, based loosely on two lectures she delivered, one at Newnham and the other at Girton. Kirkpatrick and Clarke A12a. Woolmer 215. Woolf observed in her diary, "I shall be attacked for a feminist". An increasingly uncommon & important Woolf title & 20th century literary highlight. Excellent copy. Kirkpatrick A12c.

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  • Edition: First Edition
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London: The Hogarth Press, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. Vanessa Bell. London: The Hogarth Press, 1929. Vanessa Bell. First Edition. Hardcover. Woolf, Virginia. A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN. Leonard Woolf Presentation Copy. London: The Hogarth Press, 1929. First Edition. First Issue. First Trade Edition. Small crown 8vo., 172pp. A near fine copy in cinnamon cloth, gilt titles to the spine, contents very clean. Inscribed by Leonard Woolf on the ffe: "Shena Simon / from Leonard Woolf / 1 1 /54". Shena Simon also known as Lady Simon of Wythenshawe (1883-1972), politician, educational reformer & friend of the Woolfs' for many years. This copy in a very good example of the elusive Vanessa Bell designed dustwrapper showing moderate wear, and small loss at the spine ends. A superb Association copy. Woolf's major polemic against patriarchy, based loosely on two lectures she delivered, one at Newnham and the other at Girton. Kirkpatrick And Clarke A12a. Woolmer 215. Woolf obs ... Read more

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A Room of One's Own

Woolf, Virginia

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
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Hogarth Press, 1929 LIMITED EDITION of 492 numbered copies. This copy is authentically SIGNED by Virginia Woolf. A wonderful copy bound in the ORIGINAL Red cloth from the publisher. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with light wear to the spine and edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a superb copy SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR with an acetate cover to protect the book. We buy SIGNED Virginia Woolf First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.

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