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Autographs for Freedom
Boston: John P. Jewett and Company, 1853. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. viii, 263 pp. Original green cloth with blind stamped covers and gilt spine lettering. All three plates present with tissue guards. Very Good. Moderate foxing throughout text, occasionally heavy. Some signatures strained, a bit of wear at head, a few light tiny stain to cloth. Faint evidence of removed bookplate at front, tissue guard on illustration at p. 161 torn. Externally in nice shape. A collection of abolitionist pieces with Frederick Douglass' only published work of fiction "The Heroic Slave," issued by the Rochester Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society. Includes work by other leading abolitionist such as Uncle Tom's Cabin author Harriet Beecher Stowe and John Greenleaf Whittier.
      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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