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SIGNED PRESENTATION FROM FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE TO WOMEN'S MOVEMENT LEADER AUGUSTE VON LITTROW

(NIGHTINGALE, Florence) MILL, John Stuart. Autobiography. London, 1873.

First edition, second issue (published the same year as the first), of Mill's important autobiography—a fantastic presentation/association copy inscribed and signed by Florence Nightingale on the front flyleaf: "To Frau Auguste von Littrow-Bischoff, her grateful Florence Nightingale, London Nov[em]ber 1873." The recipient Auguste von Littrow was a prominent German-Austrian author and women's movement leader. $4700.

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"ONE OF THE SEMINAL BOOKS OF THE MODERN WORLD"

NIGHTINGALE, Florence. Notes on Nursing. New York, 1860.

First American edition, first issue, preceded the same year by the English edition, of this pioneering treatise by Florence Nightingale, "the woman who inaugurated the professional training of nurses," scarce in original gilt-lettered cloth. $1600.

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