Feb 25, 2010 - Sale 2204

Sale 2204 - Lot 74

Price Realized: $ 720
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) FOOTE, JULIA A.J. A Brand Plucked from the Fire. 124 pages. Small 8vo, original deep maroon cloth, lettered in gilt and black; some very slight discoloration to the upper cover; front free end-paper and first blank loose. Cleveland, 1886

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probable third edition. An important autobiography by the child of upstate New York slaves. Julia Foote (1823-1900) evangelist and anti-slavery lecturer was profoundly influenced by her mother's accounts of the terrible suffering she endured as a slave.