Mar 26, 2015 - Sale 2377

Sale 2377 - Lot 85

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
DOUGLASS, FREDERICK. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself. Engraved portrait frontispiece. 125 pages. 8vo, original gilt and blind-stamped black cloth, title in gilt on the upper cover; some slight wear to the extremities; crown of spine worn to text block; contemporary ownership signature on the front free end-paper dated 19 May, 1845. Boston: Anti-Slavery Office, 1845

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first edition of douglass' first autobiography, a very handsome copy.