Boston: Anti-Slavery Office, 1849. Early Edition. Hardcover. 4 1/4 X 6 7/8 Inches. 125 PP. Very Good. Item #3554
Original highly embossed black cloth boards. Gilt title stamping to spine. Between the 1845 first edition and the start of the American Civil War in 1860, only 30,000 copies of this book were produced and sold. This copy, from the 1849 print run is one of those scarce early editions. Period "E.C. Fraternity / Franklin, NY" bookplate to front pastedown. E.C. Library notation of "No.163" on the FFEP. A tight copy that does not contain an illustration of Douglass. Uniform foxing throughout. A very attractice copy overall.