Jun 27, 2024 - Sale 2675

Sale 2675 - Lot 268

Price Realized: $ 11,875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
(SLAVERY & ABOLITION.) Narrative of Sojourner Truth, a Northern Slave, Emancipated from Bodily Servitude. Full-page portrait on page [2]. 144 pages. 12mo, publisher's gilt cloth, worn and stained, professionally recased and stabilized; minor wear to contents, foxing, lacking part of front flyleaf, rear free endpaper renewed; early owner's inscription on front flyleaf. Boston: Printed for the author, 1850

Additional Details

First edition of the book which brought her story to the world, as edited by her friend Olive Gilbert. Afro-Americana 10462; Howes G163.

Provenance: early owner Joseph I. Mabbett (1833-1917) of Collins, Erie County, NY, son of Underground Railroad conductors Anna Griffin Mabbett and Lorenzo Mabbett.