Mar 21, 2024 - Sale 2663

Sale 2663 - Lot 1

Price Realized: $ 4,750
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Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(ABOLITION.) Sarah H. Bradford. Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman. Frontispiece portrait. [4], 113, [2], 118-132 pages. Octavo, publisher's gilt cloth, minor staining and wear; minimal wear and foxing to contents. Auburn, NY: W.J. Moses, 1869

Additional Details

First edition of one of the most important narratives of slavery and abolition.

The New York Public Library copy has an additional text leaf at page [115] with a half-title for the appendix, "Woman-Whipping, Ethically and Esthetically Considered" by S.M. Hopkins. The present copy and most others seem to be issued without this leaf. Afro-Americana 1467; Blockson 3950.