Mar 25, 2021 - Sale 2562

Sale 2562 - Lot 31

Price Realized: $ 1,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) The Child's Anti-Slavery Book . . . about American Slave Children, and Stories of Slave-Life. 8 plates (paginated with text), 2 text illustrations. 158, [2]. 16mo, publisher's cloth, minor wear; moderate foxing, minor dampstaining, lacking front free endpaper, corner torn on page 127-8 with loss of page numbers; 1920 pencil inscription on verso of frontispiece. New York: Carlton & Porter, Sunday-School Union, [1859]

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Contains 5 essays for budding young abolitionists: "A Few Words about American Slave Children"; "Little Lewis: The Story of a Slave Boy" by Julia Colman; "Mark and Hasty; or, Slave-Life in Missouri" by Matlida G. Thompson; "Aunt Judy's Story: A Story from Real Life" by Thompson; and "Me Neber Give Up." One of 3 editions with 1859 copyright date, with priority uncertain (the others being printed in Boston; and in New York by Nelson & Phillips). Afro-Americana 2293; not in Blockson.