[London]: Roxburghe Press, .
, 158, 126 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original red cloth lettered in black. Spine toned, small chip at head, wear to extremities, leaves browned, good. Item #316804
A collection of 34 essays on the subject of woman and her role in society by the radical feminist Tennessee Claflin (1845-1923). Claflin and her siste,r Victoria Woodhull, published the radical journal Woodhull & Claflin Weekly, and were the first women to operate a Wall Street Brokerage; Woodhull becamse the first woman to run for President in the United States, in 1874. Claflin emigrated with her sister to England in 1877 in the aftermath of the notorious Henry Ward Beecher scandal and trials that was touched off by accusations published in the Weekly, and married the wealthy widower Francis Cook. The present collection reprints some essays from Woodhull & Claflin Weekly and prints some others for the first time.
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