Helen Keller - Great American author, disability and women's rights champion,
who worked for the American Foundation for the Blind, traveling the world
advocating for those with vision loss.
She authored 14 books and wrote countless essays on a wide variety of social
and political subjects, including this signed first edition of 'Helen Keller's Journal,
1936-1937' which includes her diary entries relating to the life and loss of her
life long teacher, Anne Sullivan.
The book is inscribed and signed in pencil on front page:
"To Mrs. A. Mansfield Patterson,
Whom I greet with faith that darkness can never invade a seeing soul.
Sincerely, Helen Keller. September 24th, 1941."
Book is the first edition, 1938, red cloth hardcover with original dust jacket
and measures roughly 6 x 8.25 inches.
Book is in good condition, with some toning and soiling to pages, detached
and chipped dust cover, and light wear to cloth cover.
Signature page suitable for framing.
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