New York: The Century Co., 1910. Hardcover. 8vo (8.5 in, 21.6 cm). [vi], 1-80 pp.; port., illus. Printed at the De Vinne Press. Book designed by Robert Wier Crouch.
First edition: Blind, deaf, and mute, Helen Keller (1888-1968) was six when Anne Sullivan began to instruct her. Sullivan taught her to read, write, and talk. Sullivan remained close to Keller and assisted her while Keller achieved exceptional academic excellence. Helen Keller became a political activist who advocated for people with disabilities, women's suffrage, labor rights, and antimilitarism among other causes.
NUC 0077135. Encyclopaedia Britannica. Gray boards designed in bright gilt and black. Decorative border on all text pages and endpapers. 8 picturesque photographs of author. Rear tip slightly bumped. Exceptionally well-preserved, tight, and clean first edition. Near fine. Item #1089