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Jas Howard
Jas Howard / Bond & Free True Tale of Slave Times 1st ed 1st issue 1886 #3029
Harrisburg: Edwin K. Meyers, 1886. Bond and Free; A True Tale of Slave Times [first edition, first issue] Jas Howard. First edition, first issue. 280 pages. A novel of two slaves who escape bondage for Canada. Howard was one of the few African American writers born before the Civil War to publish a novel. While relatively little is known about him, other than that he published Howard's Negro American Magazine from 1889 to 1901 and he was probably born free, in Pennsylvania, in 1856. [Thumbnails Below] Bond and Free; A True Tale of Slave Times [first edition, first issue] Author: Howard, Jas. [James] H. W. Publication: Harrisburg: Edwin K. Meyers, 1886 Binding: Hardcover Condition: A lovely copy of the first issue, with a frontispiece portrait of the author (omitted or removed from the second issue). There is light scuffing to the pebbled cloth and a bookplate on the front pastedown, else fine. [JSP01] Description: First edition, first issue. 280 pages. A novel of two slaves who escape bondage for Canada. Howard was one of the few African American writers born before the Civil War to publish a novel. While relatively little is known about him, other than that he published Howard's Negro American Magazine from 1889 to 1901 and he was probably born free, in Pennsylvania, in 1856. Ref#: 3029 Downtown Brown Books Located in Portland, Oregon's vibrant NW 23rd Neighborhood Scott "Downtown" Brown been professional a professional bookseller since 1995 and is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America. Guarantee All items are guaranteed as described and may be re … [Cliquez ci-dessous pour une description complète]
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