Item #40338 The Female Eunuch. Germaine SUCK. GREER.
The Female Eunuch.
The Female Eunuch.
The Female Eunuch.

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The Female Eunuch.

London: MacGibbon & Kee Ltd., 1970. First edition. Maroon paper covered boards. 354pp.

Jim Haynes’s copy, with his ownership signature to front free endpaper.

Author’s photograph to rear dustwrapper flap by Pete Sanders (Sanders was incorrectly credited in Suck #7 for the controversial nude photograph of her that led to the excoriating letter of resignation she sent to Haynes).

Much of Greer’s best-selling book was written in her downstairs studio at the Pheasantry in Chelsea, as well as at the British Library, and the article she wrote for the Cunt power issue of Oz (item #162), “The Politics of Female Sexuality”, paved the way for its publication in October 1970.

Boards slightly marked; fore-edge age-toned; o/w Very Good in worn, creased and internally tape-repaired dw.

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