First Edition of Eleanor Roosevelt's Rare First Book It's Up To The Women; From the Library of FDR

  • It’s Up To The Women.

It’s Up To The Women.

$600.00

Item Number: 6002

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1933.

First editon of Eleanor Roosevelt’s first book as first lady. Octavo, original cloth. From the library of Franklin D. Roosevelt with the stamp on the front free endpaper. In near fine condition.

In 1933 Eleanor Roosevelt’s It’s Up to the Women exhorted American women to help pull the country through its current economic crisis, the gravest it had ever faced: “The women know that life must go on and that the needs of life must be met and it is their courage and determination which, time and again, have pulled us through worse crises than the present one.”

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