Sanger | Margaret

Woman And The New Race

First Edition



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First edition of Margaret Sanger’s first published book, Woman and the New Race.

Octavo, xi, [3], 234pp. Red cloth, title stamped in black on front cover and spine. Top edge dyed blue, which is faded. No additional printings listed on copyright page. Solid text block, light rubbing to corners, a touch of sunning to edges and spine, a near fine example. Includes a frontispiece portrait. In the publisher’s first state dust jacket, small dampstain to front cover, tape repair to verso, sunning to spine, chipping to edges. A landmark piece contributing to the fight for reproductive rights.

Margaret Sanger (1879-1966) 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. Woman and the New Race was her first published book.

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Location Published

New York


Brentano's Publishers


First Edition

Date Published





Near Fine

Jacket Condition

Very Good


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