[left page, in handwriting] Presented to the Library of Congress by a great admirer of this earliest word for woman’s Right to Equality of rights ever penned by a woman. As Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “A wholesome discontent is the first step toward progress.” And here in 1892, we have the first step—so thinks Susan B. Anthony Rochester, N.Y. Jan. 1, 1904-

[right page, printed text] A vindication of the rights of woman: with strictures on political and moral subjects.

By Mary Wollstonecraft.

Printed at Boston, by Peter Edes for Thomas and Andrews, Faust’s Statue, No. 45, Newbury-street.