Jacob's Room. Richmond: Hogarth Press, 1922
In 8s (7 5/8 x 5 1/8 in.; 193 x 130 mm, uncut). Minor discoloration on endleaves. Crocus-yellow cloth boards, paper spine label; minor wear at head of spine. Pictorial dust jacket by Vanessa Bell; some fraying and chipping at spine ends and edges.
First edition of Woolf's third novel, which marked an important turning point in her writing. At the time of its publication, T. S. Eliot wrote to the author, "You have freed yourself from any compromise between the traditional novel and your original gift."
Laid in: autograph note signed ("Virginia Woolf"), 23 March 1923, on Hogarth House letterhead, to Mr. Grubb, thanking him for his interest in Jacob's Room and honoring his request for her signature; horizontal and vertical folds, light foxing.
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