Sanger | Margaret

Woman And The New Race

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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.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    New York

    Publisher

    Brentano's Publishers

    Edition

    First Edition

    Date Published

    1920

    Binding

    Cloth

    Condition

    Near Fine

    Jacket Condition

    Very Good

    Author

    Sanger | Margaret

    Author Display

    Margaret Sanger