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The Looking Glass: Being a True Report and Narrative of the Life, Travels and Labors of the Rev. Daniel H. Peterson, a Colored Clergyman; Embracing a period of time from 1812 to 1854, and Including His Visit to Western Africa
New York: Wright, Printer 1854. First edition. Small octavo. 150, (1)pp. Frontispiece engraving and seven plates. Light foxing throughout else fine in heavily gilt original boards decorated with an eagle with an olive branch and an abolitionist sentiment: "A Land of Rest, Peace and Unity / A Government of Wisdom and Equality." A splendid copy of a rare and desirable volume, apparently the first book by an African-American who travelled to Africa. The majority of the book concerns the author's travels in Liberia and Gambia.
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Last Found On: 2012-12-27           Check availability:      Direct From Bookseller    


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