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1914 “MEDITATIONS ON VOTES FOR WOMEN” by Samuel McChord Crothers First Edition with its Dust Jacket

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1914-Dated Scarce First Edition Book, “MEDITATIONS ON VOTES FOR WOMEN” by Samuel McChord Crothers, with its publisher’s Original Dust Jacket, internally Choice Crisp Extremely Fine.

1914, Samuel McChord Crothers, “Meditations on Votes for Women.” measuring 5.75” x 8” Octavo, Cambridge(MA) and New York: by Houghton Mifflin Company, First Edition. This scarce political book has 81 pages, with the top-edge gilt, cloth hardcover with some wear at spine edges. A nice copy in publisher’s cloth and original dust jacket that is slightly-chipped at spine edges and has some expert blank side internal Japanese tissue mends. Scarce being in the publisher’s original dust jacket. Crothers was a native of Oswego, Illinois, was an essayist and Unitarian clergyman. “Meditations” addressed common objections against giving Women the Vote and described the current agitation as not being revolutionary, but evolutionary. Crothers’ writing attempted to be both persuasive and moderate in tone, e.g.: Though Feministic theories must not be taken too literally, they are yet suggestive of changes that are taking place. The essential thing is that many women are becoming conscious of what some women have always felt, that some of the limitations which have been accepted as natural are in reality only conventional...” . Krichmar 1565.
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