Mar 26, 2015 - Sale 2377

Sale 2377 - Lot 284

Estimate: $ 350 - $ 500
WOOD, REVEREND NORMAN B. The White Side of a Black Subject. Frontispiece and 30 additional illustrations. 408 pages. Thick 8vo, original black cloth stamped in silver on the upper cover and spine; delicate paper at the inner joints started, but sound. Chicago: American Publishing, 1897

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first edition of an appeal to reason regarding race. The author provides a history of slavery in the United States, and contrasts it with the accomplishments of various people of color, like William Wells Brown.