Book #78108
Item #78108 Ships That Pass in the Night, Inscribed to Darrow's Son Paul. Beatrice Harraden.
Ships That Pass in the Night, Inscribed to Darrow's Son Paul.
Ships That Pass in the Night, Inscribed to Darrow's Son Paul.

Ships That Pass in the Night, Inscribed to Darrow's Son Paul.

A Gift for Darrow's Son Paul From a Feminist Writer and Suffragist Harraden, Beatrice [1864-1936]. In Varying Moods: Short Stories. Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1895. [x], 274, [2], 32 pp. With 34 pp. of publisher advertisements at rear. Octavo (7-1/4" x 4-3/4"). Publisher's green cloth, black-stamped title to front board, gilt title to spine. Light rubbing to extremities, spine ends and corners bumped, bookplate of Paul E. Darrow to front pastedown, small ink "81" to front free endpaper. Light toning to interior, light foxing to first few leaves. Gift inscription to front free endpaper: "Paul E. Darrow, with Beatrice Harraden's greetings. July 1900." $450. * Later edition. In addition to her work as a novelist, Beatrice Harraden was an influential feminist and a leader in the women's suffrage movement. She was a founding member of the Women's Social and Political Union; other founders and influential members included Emmeline Pankhurst and Flora Drummond. In Varying Moods (1st ed. 1894) is a collection of short stories for children. Harraden inscribed this copy to Paul Darrow, son of American attorney Clarence Darrow, who was well-known as a labor lawyer and progressive at the time. Paul [1883-1956] was Darrow's only child and a businessman in Chicago for most of his adult life.

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