Mar 31, 2016 - Sale 2408

Sale 2408 - Lot 49

Price Realized: $ 1,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
PRESENTED TO OSSIE DAVIS (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) (DOUGLASS, FREDERICK.) Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself. Portrait frontispiece. 122, [cxxxiii]-cxxxv pages. Small 8vo, modern wine-colored polished calf; reinforcement to the gutter between the title-page and the frontispiece. to ossie davis from freedomways 1961 in gilt on the front cover. Dublin, 1846

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the second dublin edition; 1858 inscription on verso of frontispiece. Davis and his wife Ruby Dee were active Civil Rights advocates.