signed first edition 8vo., red cloth, stamped in gilt, in dust jacket; 314 pages
1972 · NY
by ABZUG, Bella S.
NY: Saturday Review Press, 1972. First Edition. Signed presentation from Abzug on the front endpaper: "To my dear friend Hy, Love, Bella. July 1, '72." Hy Gardner [1908-1989) was an American entertainment reporter and syndicated columnist for the New York Herald Tribune., a host of several early television shows, and an original celebrity panelist on "To Tell The Truth." Gardner played himself in the 1963 movie "The Girl Hunters" with writer/friend Mickey Spillane, who included Gardner in several of his Mike Hammer novels. Abzug [1920-1998], nicknamed "Battling Bella", was an American lawyer, U.S. Representative from Manhattan, social activist and a leader of the Women's Movement. In 1971, Abzug joined other leading feminists to found the Women's Political Caucus. 8vo., red cloth, stamped in gilt, in dust jacket; 314 pages. Edited by Mel Ziegler.. Very Good (upper corners of covers & text a bit bumped; binding & contents clean & tight with little spotting edges); little edgewear (short tears, little creasing & wear) d/j.
(Inventory #: 57255)