"I think we shall have fulfilled our mission well if when our time comes to give up active work in the world we can say we never saw a wrong without trying to right it": First Edition of Eleanor Roosevelt's Rare First Book It's Up To The Women

  • It’s Up To The Women.
  • It's Up To The Women.

It’s Up To The Women.


Item Number: 81058

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1933.

First edition of Eleanor Roosevelt’s first book. Octavo, original cloth, tissue guard present opposite the frontispiece portrait of Roosevelt. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few small chips to the spine. A very nice example.

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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