Item #140943368 Human Work. Charlotte Perkins Gilman.
Human Work
Human Work
Human Work
Human Work
Human Work

Human Work

New York: McClure, Phillips & Company, 1904.

First edition, first printing. A family copy, signed and inscribed by Charlotte Gilman Perkins, "This is my greatest book, with ethics [-- --?] cover my life's work" and dated in 1934. Written in pencil above Gilman's inscription are the names David Beecher Stowe (b.1916) and Lyman Beecher Stowe (1880-1963).

Gilman was a member of the Beecher Stowe family, a prominent family of the 19th century which boasted many members notable for their stances on issues of religion, civil rights, and social reform including abolition and women's suffrage. Since Gilman's father abandoned her family while she was young and her mother was unable to support the children on her own, Gilman was often in the presence of her father's aunts, namely Isabella Beecher Hooker, a suffragist and Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Lyman Beecher Stowe was the grandson of Harriet Beecher Stowe, and David was his son.

Bound in publisher's original brown ribbed cloth. Near Fine, lightly worn and rubbed, pages toned.

A fantastic family association copy with an inscription by the author lending insight into the importance and personal pride she placed on this work. The renowned feminist writer's ground breaking analysis of economic activity and the subjugation of women. Item #140943368

Price: $8,500.00

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