A Life on One's Own.
New York: Harper & Row, 1973. First edition 8vo. 388 pp. "Three Gifted Women and the Men They Married." Dustjacket covers lightly rubbed and soiled. Rubbing to dj spine ends, edges, and corners with light bumping to spine ends and corners. Sunning to top edge of dj, about 1 inch and to dj spine. Dj spine head, top corners, and top dj edge have small tears and chips and are more heavily bumped. Dj price clippd. Rubbing and light bumping to book spine ends and corners. Edges slightly shelfworn. Text block very lightly soiled. Inscribed by author on title page. Title page also has an inscription to former owner, that is not by author. Tells the stories of Edna St. Vincent Millay, poet; Margaret Sanger, birth control pioneer; and Maria Goeppert-Mayer, Nobel Prize Winner for Physics. Discusses how their very different marriages and husbands affected their respective life's works. Very Good in Very Good dj Cloth w/ Dustjacket (Item ID: 112225)