Important Typed Letter Signed on personal letterhead

SPOCK, Benjamin (1903 - 1998)

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Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1975

Description: 1 page, 11 x 8.5 inches, New York, February 21, 1975. In this letter, Spock reflects on the purpose of his writing "Baby and Child Care," in part: "The main impact of my books, I believe, has been to give parents more trust in themselves, and also trust that their children will try, themselves, to become more mature and responsible. Child rearing, in middle class families in America, had become child centered long before BABY AND CHILD CARE came out in 1946..." Horizontal folds; small faint crease in the upper right corner. Very good condition.

Comments: American pediatrician and author whose book "Baby and Child Care," published in 1946, revolutionized concepts in child rearing and parenting for decades to come.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 226766


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