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Boston: John P. Jewett and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1853. First Edition. Hardcover. Slavery; Negro American; Anthologies; LITERATURE, American; LITERATURE, Negro; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Publisher's original brown cloth stamped in blind on covers, spine letters gilt. Slightly faded. Some light foxing/spots. Anthology of antislavery short stories and poems, edited by Julia Griffiths. Each piece is followed by a lithographed facsimile reproduction of its author's signature- includes Horace Greeley, Annie Parker, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Frederick Douglass et al. 3 plates (incl frontis, facing p82 and p161). Includes "Be up and Doing" (pp1-3) by William Seward, and Frederick Douglass's only published work of fiction, "The Heroic Slave" (pp174-239). Sabin 28835. First Edition. Includes A collection of anti-slavery "testimonies" gathered by the Rochester Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society, including essays, poems and fiction by such notables as William H. Seward, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Horace Mann, John Greenleaf Whittier, Lewis Tappan, Horace Greeley, et al. , each contribution accompanied by the author's signature in facsimile. Also included in this is Frederick Douglass' "The Heroic Slave," Douglass' only work of fiction. , "The Heroic Slave" (pp174-239). Sabin 28835. .
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