"No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her body": First Edition of Margaret Sanger's An Autobiography; Inscribed by Her
Margaret Sanger: An Autobiography.
Item Number: 60034
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1938.
First edition of Sanger’s autobiography. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece of Sanger. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Franklin M. Watts Margaret Sanger.” Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some small chips and wear.
"As the originator of the phrase 'birth control' and its best-known advocate, Margaret Sanger survived Federal indictments, a brief jail term, numerous lawsuits, hundreds of street-corner rallies and raids on her clinics to see much the world accept her view that family planning is a basic human right" (New York Times).