London: Victor Gollancz, 1945. Wartime "Cheap Edition" Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #4255
London: Victor Gollancz, 1945. Seventeenth Impression. Wartime "Cheap Edition." Printed dustjacket over blue cloth boards. Jacket shows a few small chips and tears along edges, with toning to spine, a small stain on back, and some general smudging to face. Boards bumped at corners and spine ends with fading along edges and dulling to lettering on spine. Pages and endpapers toned as expected, but unmarked. Binding is sound.
First installment of Brittain's memoirs, considered a classic of both World War I and feminist literature for its description of the war's impact on women and middle-class civilians of her own attempt to navigate an independent career, beginning as a Voluntary Aid Nurse and then returning to study history then working as a journalist for Time and Tide Magazine and lecturing for the League of Nations.