The Well of Loneliness

By: Hall, Radclyffe

Price: $150.00

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Seventeenth printing, with a commentary by Havelock Ellis, 8vo, 506 pages; plain blue cloth with stamped black titles to spine, small area of tiny faded spots on front board, bottom edge dust soiled, top edge foxed, some tanning to endpapers, old booksellers label from Meier and Frank on rear blank page, toned and dust darkened dust jacket with tiny chip at tail of front panel and a tiny chip out of head of front flap. A very handsome copy of Radclyffe Hall's novel that stirred such controversy at its publication. Publicity over the book's legal battles increased the visibility of lesbians in western culture, and for decades it was the best-known lesbian novel in English.

Title: The Well of Loneliness

Author Name: Hall, Radclyffe

Categories: Literature & Fiction,

Publisher: New York, NY, Covici-Friede: 1933

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller ID: 000991

Keywords: LESBIAN LITERATURE GAY STUDIES WOMEN AUTHORS FICTION CLASSIC LIT