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London: Hogarth, 1929. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. Fine/very good. First impression. Printed in Great Britain by R. & R. Clark, Limited, Edinburgh. 1/3,040 copies. Small crown 8vo. 7 in (17.5 cm) tall; 172 p. Fine copy with bright gilt titling to spine over publisher's cinnamon cloth. Tight, pristine binding. Straight, intact spine. Square corners. Pristine and unmarred pages. Appears unread. All edges clean and trimmed. Dust jacket designed by Virginia Woolf's sister, Vanessa Bell, in pale pink printed in navy blue. Clean and unclipped jacket with 5s on front flap in sturdy, clear protector. Front free endpaper with minor offsetting. Jacket with short closed tears, spine ends with chipping, verso with subtle and expert reinforcement along front joint. Exceptionally well-preserved book in an attractive jacket and housed in a custom 3/4 leather clamshell case. Considered the ultimate lyrical novelist in English, Virginia Woolf is also studied for her feminist and lesbian themes, as in A Room of One's Own, a work which originated in lectures given by Woolf at two women's colleges at Cambridge University (where women were not allowed full degrees until 1947). Kirkpatrick A12b. Woolmer 215b. Rosenberg and Bergstrom 2824.
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