BREMER, Fredrika. 19700

£200

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Autograph Letter Signed ‘Fredrika Bremer’, to Messrs. Ticknor & Fields, New York, glad they are “the publishers of my just finished work on Switzerland and Italy”, asking for complimentary copies to be sent to six named persons, if that is also the American custom. In English. 3 pp. 8 x 5 inches, mounted on old album page, one or two minor tears, in good condition. Athens, 20 June 1860. “You are perhaps aware that the two present Vol. are to be followed by two on the East, and then by two on Greece, with a chapter on present affairs in Italy …” Fredrika Bremer (1801-1865), Swedish novelist, author of ‘Hertha’ and ‘Father & Daughter’, advocated the emancipation of women. Female education and political emancipation were interests acquired during her visits to Great Britain and the U.S.A.. She travelled widely in Europe and the Levant and published two volumes of impressions.