Lot #133
Sarojini Naidu

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Estimate: $1000+


Indian activist and poet (1879-1949) who was the first woman to become the governor of an Indian state, and the second woman to become the president of the Indian National Congress in 1925. Signed book: The Sceptred Flute: Songs of India. Later printing. NY: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1928. Hardcover, 5.5 x 8.25, 231 pages. Signed on the half-title page in fountain pen, "Sarojini Naidu, 1929." Autographic condition: fine, with faint edge toning. Book condition: VG-/None, with cracked hinges, heavy wear and scuffing to spine, bumped top edges, and foxing to frontispiece. A rare autograph from the pioneering writer and politician who campaigned for Indian independence.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #608 - Ended May 12, 2021

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