A Room of One’s Own. Virginia Woolf.

A Room of One’s Own.

1929. 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." Item #106240

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