First edition of My Fight For Birth Control, signed by Margaret Sanger.
Octavo, vii, 360pp. Black hardcover, title in gilt on spine. Top edge yellow. First edition with publisher’s device on copyright page. Twenty black and white photographs from the life of the author. Some soiling to black cloth, wear along bottom edge and scuff marks to cloth. In publishers near fine dust jacket, $3.00 on front flap, closed tear along bottom edge of front panel, bright illustrations and vibrant colors. Dust jacket likely paired at a later date. An exceptional signed copy in a scarce first edition dust jacket.
Margaret Sanger was a lifelong advocate for birth control, a term she popularized. She opened the first birth control clinic in the United States and laid the foundation for organizations such as Planned Parenthood. She passed away in 1966.