THE CIVIL WARS OF JULIA WARD HOWE: A Biography.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2016) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which is described as "the first biography to reveal Julia Ward Howe - the author of 'The Battle Hymn of the Republic' - as a feminist pioneer who fought her own battle for creative freedom and independence. She was a heiress and aspiring poet when she married Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe, an internationally-acclaimed pioneer in the education of the blind. Together the Howes knew many of the key figures of their era, from Charles Dickens to John Brown. But he also wasted her inheritance, isolated and discouraged her, and opposed her literary ambitions." Illustrated with photographs. Notes, index. xiv, 302 pp. ISBN: 978-1451645903.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (light toning)