London: Allen & Unwin, (1936). First edn. 8vo, pp. 248. Fine. Item #7303
Bertha von Suttner (1843-1914) was an Austrian novelist and pacifist. Her novels reflected her concern for the position of women. She was a secretary to Alfred Nobel and her pacifist novel: Diee Waffen, influenced him to found his Peace Prize. She founded the Austrain Society of Peace Lovers and was the first woman recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.