Jailed For Freedom

STEVENS, DORIS

£2,000.00

Publisher

Boni and Liveright

Place

New York

Date

1920

Item Description

FIRST EDITION, 8vo. 8 x 5.5 inches, 388 pp. Iillustrated with a Portrait frontispiece and photographic plates throughout. Bound in the original cloth gilt, extremities worn and spine sunned, but a very good copy. This copy has a handwritten inscription 'Presented by the National Woman's Party Washington DC USA July 19th 1920' Initialled illegibly below left of the same page bearing the inscription. An extraordinary first edition volume from 1920 documenting the Suffrage movement in the US, written by Doris Stevens (1888 - 1963) who was the first female member of the American Institute of International Law and worked closely alongside Alice Paul (1885 - 1977) to whom this book is dedicated. Powerful and uncompromising, accounts of the Suffrage movement are recounted and referenced with eye-witness statements throughout, together with some incredible images of the activists involved. There are no other original copies for sale anywhere in the World at the time of cataloguing.

[Stock No. 27103]

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