First Edition of The Margaret Sanger Story; Lengthily Inscribed by Her
The Margaret Sanger Story.
Lader, Lawrence (Sanger, Margaret).$975.00
Item Number: 5040
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1955.
A woman’s duty: To look the whole world in the face with a go-to-hell look in the eyes… to speak and act in defiance of convention.First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Margaret Sanger on the half title page, “For Alice Adams one of our Planned Parenthood Mother of four lovely children my congratulations and admiration Margaret Sanger April 17 55.” Near fine in a very good dust jacket with wear and tear to the extremities.
"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).