First Edition of Margaret Sanger's Motherhood In Bondage; Signed by Her

  • Motherhood In Bondage.

Motherhood In Bondage.

$1,250.00

Item Number: 87654

New York: Brentano's , 1928.

First edition of this collection of confessions from mothers in the bondage of enforced maternity sent to birth control activist, women’s rights advocate, sex educator, and nurse Margaret Sanger.  Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Compliments of Margaret Sanger.” Very good in the rare original dust jacket with several large chips lacking. Rare and desirable signed by Sanger.

In Motherhood in Bondage, first published in 1928, Sanger reproduced letters written to her from women and sometimes men from all over the country, in both urban and rural areas, who were seeking advice on reproductive matters and marital relations, but mostly imploring her to help them find ways to avoid more pregnancies. The letters are grouped by theme into sixteen chapters, and Sanger wrote an introduction to each chapter.

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