Title: Room Of One's Own. First American Edition.
Publisher:  Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1929,
Seller ID: 108628
WOOLF, Virginia. A Room Of One's Own. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1929). First US Printing. Pp. (8),3-199,(3). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Women -- asks Mrs. Woolf -- what is the truth about their nature? Why have men always had power and wealth and influence and fame -- while women had nothing but children? What conditions are necessary fo the creation of works of art? What effects has poverty on works of art?Women -- Mrs. Woolf decides -- having a rather ignominous and subservient past,have their creative lives before them -- provided they can find the fist t wo keys to freedom -- fixed incomes and rooms of their own." - from dustjacket fragment laid in. Much of spine gilt worn away, a couple of small nicksto head of spine, previous owner's name tag affixed inside front board, el se very good. 50.00