THE WORLD'S OWN. Julia Ward Howe.
THE WORLD'S OWN
THE WORLD'S OWN
THE WORLD'S OWN
THE WORLD'S OWN
THE WORLD'S OWN

THE WORLD'S OWN

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1857. First Edition. Cloth. 12mo (7 3/8" x 4 7/8"), publisher's original brown cloth with gold lettering on spine and blindstamped centered floral oval and rules for border, yellow coated endpapers, 141 pages + [12] Ads for Ticknor & Fields. Near Fine / [Clear plastic protector added]. Item #6158

Julia Ward Howe (1819 – 1910) was an American poet and author, well known for writing "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" (1861), and the original 1870 pacifist Mother's Day Proclamation. She was also a prominent advocate for abolitionism and a social activist for women's suffrage.

"The World's Own" was the author's third book to be published: a drama.

Remarkably firm, clean copy. Some fading and slight wear to cloth. Faint uniform toning to paper. No marks by previous owners. BAL 9412 (there is also a blue cover binding variant).

Price: $120.00

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