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"AS HE DIED TO MAKE MEN HOLY, LET US DIE TO MAKE MEN FREE, WHILE GOD IS MARCHING ON!"

HOWE, Julia Ward. Autograph lyrics signed. No place, July 18, 1900.

Autograph lyrics for "Battle Hymn of the Republic," inscribed and signed by their author: "In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born, across the sea, With a glory in his bosom that transfigures you and me. As he died to make men holy, let us die to make men free, While God is marching on! Julia War Howe. July 18th, 1900." Handsomely frame with a first day cover with a cachet portrait of Howe. $6800.

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"NEVER HAVING ENJOYED POLITICAL RIGHTS, NO PARTY IN POWER HAS ANY PRETEXT FOR DICTATING TO US OUR POLITICAL DUTIES" (JULIA WARD HOWE)

HOWE, Julia Ward. Proceedings of a Peace Meeting. Philadelphia, 1871.

First edition of an elusive work in women's history, documenting the December 23, 1870 conference led by Julia Ward Howe to organize a "Woman's Peace Congress for the World," featuring major speeches by her along with those by Lucretia Mott and others, affirming Howe's importance as an activist and leader in "empowering women to exert political influence," in fragile original wrappers. $2250.

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"NO ASPECT OF OUR TIME IS ORE SIGNIFICANT OF PROGRESS THAN THE EVER-GROWING DISCUSSION OF THE PLACE AND DUTIES OF WOMEN IN THE SOCIAL STATE"

STOWE, Harriet Beecher, HOWE, Julia Ward, STANTON, Elizabeth Cady, et al. Our Famous Women. Hartford, Connecticut, 1884.

Early edition of this collection of 30 profiles of famous women written by 20 famous female writers, wonderfully illustrated with dozens of illustrations and portraits, in original three-quarter morocco-gilt. $2200.

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"WORD WAS GIVEN ME TO SAY, WHICH DID STRENGTHEN THE HEARTS OF THOSE WHO FOUGHT IN THE FIELD AND OF THOSE WHO LANGUISHED IN PRISON"

HOWE, Julia Ward. Reminiscences 1819-1899. Boston and New York, 1899.

First edition of this popular autobiography by the author of "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and one of the 19th century's most devoted anti-slavery, pro-women's suffrage activists. $450.

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