The First Essay on the Political Rights of Women.

Vickery (Alice Drysdale, Dr., Translator) (Condorcet.)

The First Essay on the Political Rights of Women.

A Translation of Condorcet's Essay 'Sur l'admission des femmes au droit de cité' (On the admission of women to the rights of citizenship). - Collected Writings, 1789. (With Preface and Remarks).

Description: some faint spotting a couple of minor corrections to the text, pp. 11, [1, Remarks], tall foolscap 8vo, original stapled wrappers, the staples slightly rusted, a little darkened to borders with a single spot to rear, ownership inscription of Edith How Martyn to front, good

Publication Details: Letchworth: Garden City Press, [n.d., circa 1910]

Notes: A superb association copy, with the ownership inscription of Edith How Martyn, suffragist and birth control campaigner - both causes in which Drysdale Vickery had paved the way, her feminism likewise aligned with her Malthusianism. Laid in is a card carrying a gift inscription from How Martyn's secretary Eileen Palmer, with whom she established the Birth Control International Information Centre, addressed to J. Miriam Benn 'as a souvenir of your London hard-working Drysdale research visit' - the latter resulting in a book, 'Predicaments of Love', about Alice Vickery and the Drysdales and their...more

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Price: £1,250

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1910]

Stock Number: 63809

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