Sep 28, 2017 - Sale 2455

Sale 2455 - Lot 294

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(WOMEN'S RIGHTS.) Harper, Ida Husted. Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony. 48 plates. xxiii, [1], 513; [15], [515]-1110 pages. Volumes I and II (of 3). 8vo, publisher's buckram with gilt relief medallion portraits on front boards, moderate wear and light staining; moderate dampstaining to Volume I, front hinge split, Volume II lacking flyleaf, lacking the third volume, published in 1908 after Anthony's death; first volume inscribed by Anthony on front free endpaper. Indianapolis, 1899 and 1898

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The first volume is inscribed "To Mrs. Grace Bartholomew, Pioneer, Michigan, I present these volumes because of dear Mr. D.A. Blodgett's purchasing so many Histories of Woman Suffrage to give to his friends. Therefore please accept these for his sake, & oblige. Yours very sincerely, Susan B. Anthony, Rochester N.Y., Nov. 5, 1904." Delos Abiel Blodgett of Grand Rapids, MI founded an orphanage which remains active today. Grace Richmond Bartholomew (1848-1920) was a farmer of Pioneer, MI; her connection to Blodgett and Anthony is unknown.