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JONES, Samuel. A Treatise on the Right of Suffrage, with an Appendix.
Boston : 1842First and only edition of this early American treatise on suffrage, intending "to present to the public the principles on which the right of suffrage is founded, and by which the exercise of that right out to be regulated No work is now before the public, in which the subject has been fully examined and reduced to its true principles" (preface, p.... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 137463
STRACHEY, Ray. The Cause.
London : 1928First edition, first impression, a scarce presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper "To Edith Badcock with love from Agnes & Ray Christmas 1928". "Agnes" is Strachey's close friend and fellow suffrage campaigner Agnes Garrett (1845-1935), older sister of Millicent Garrett Fawcett, to whom the book is dedicated.
Agnes also had a... Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 139283
HUNGER STRIKES. Hunger strike medal awarded to Elsie Wolff van Sandau.
London : March 1912Hunger strike medal awarded by the WSPU to Elsie Wolff van Sandau, complete with the original presentation box, the printed dedication on the silk-lined inner lid reading, "Presented to Elsie Wolff van Sandau by the Women's Social and Political Union in recognition of a gallant action, whereby through endurance to the last extremity of hunger and hardship... Learn More£27,500.00
Stock Code: 134407
NEVINSON, Margaret Wynne. Workhouse Characters.
London : 1918First edition, first impression of the women's rights activist's collection of twenty-six workhouse sketches, a series of journalistic pieces previously published in The Westminster Gazette, The Daily News, and The Herald. Nevinson's son was the artist C. R. W. Nevinson, to whom the present work is dedicated, and he provided the striking illustration... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 135050
STRACHEY, Ray. Women's Suffrage and Women's Service.
London : 1927First edition, first impression. Ray (Rachel) Strachey (1887-1940), was a feminist activist, politician and writer. During the First World War her activism shifted its focus from suffrage to the question of women's employment, leading her to organise the Women's Service, the history of which is detailed in this work. "She fought particularly for women's... Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 128641
BLACKBURN, Helen. Women's Suffrage:
London : 1902First edition, first impression, of this "invaluable history of the Victorian women's suffrage campaign, its antecedents, organizational development, and personalities" (ODNB); this copy with an interesting line of provenance, having been previously owned by women's rights campaigner Agnes Geraldine, Lady Grove (1863-1926), the suffragette Frances Mary... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 137501
ANTHONY, Susan B. History of Woman Suffrage.
Rochester : 1886 & 1902First editions, presentation copies of volumes III and IV of the "bible" of the women's suffrage campaign, the only two volumes published by Anthony herself; inscribed in each volume by Anthony on the occasion of her 85th birthday to her cousin Joshua. Both are inscribed on initial blanks, "To Joshua Anthony. Ushers - N.Y. From his cousin Susan B. Anthony.... Learn More£12,000.00
Stock Code: 132954
PANKHURST, E. Sylvia. Germinal.
London : 1923Very rare complete run of Sylvia Pankhurst's strikingly illustrated revolutionary socialist journal Germinal, a short-lived publication of which just two issues were printed. Just four institutions are recorded as having complete runs (none with single issues): Library Hub lists the British Library and the Institut national d'histoire de l'Art; WorldCat... Learn More£4,375.00
Stock Code: 137508
All-Russian League of Equal Rights for Women. Golosuite za spisok #7.
[Petrograd : 1917]A remarkable survival of a flyer printed by the All-Russian League of Equal Rights for Women for their political campaign for the election to the Constituent Assembly in November 1917. The League participated in elections as its own party under the number 7.
In English the flyer text reads: ''Female Citizens and male citizens! The League of Equality... Learn More£4,250.00
Stock Code: 134554
PANKHURST, Emmeline. Order of Service for Emmeline Pankhurst's funeral.
[London] : June 1928Order of service for Pankhurst's funeral, accompanied by a short length of satin ribbon in the WSPU colours intended to be attached with a pin and worn by attendees. The March of the Women Collection, part of the Mary Evans Picture Library, holds a copy of the same programme, also accompanied by a similar length of ribbon.
Pankhurst's biographer... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 137686
LYTTON, Constance. Letters.
London : 1925First edition of the collected correspondence of the women's suffrage campaigner Lady Constance Georgina Bulwer-Lytton (1869-1923), with a pleasing suffrage association: this copy has the bookplate of the suffragist and Welsh Liberal politician Winifred Coombe Tennant (1874-1956). In 1922 she was appointed to be a representative at the League of Nations,... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 139513
AINSLIE, Kathleen. Votes for Catharine Susan and Me.
London : First edition, first impression, of purportedly "the only book about suffragettes written for children during the 'Votes for Women' campaign" (British Library). The beautiful chromolithograph illustrations depict the adventures of two wooden peg dolls as they join the cause, create mayhem, and are jailed. After going on hunger strike, the story closes... Learn More£800.00
Stock Code: 138974
PANKHURST, E. Sylvia. Typed letter signed.
14 March 1939A typed letter signed by Sylvia Pankhurst on New Times and Ethiopia News headed paper. In the letter Pankhurst thanks Edward Philip Ockey for his help with her Esperanto, and notes that she hopes he "will be able to bring our paper to the notice of others". Ockey (1913-2006) was editor of the British Esperantist and a port officer who served... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 137160