Twelve Years a Slave. Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York, kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and rescued in 1853, from a cotton plantation near the Red River, in Louisiana
by NORTHUP, Solomon
Auburn: Derby and Miller, 1853. "Eighth Thousand". Octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt-lettered spine, yellow glazed endpapers; ,xvi,-336pp.; engraved frontispiece and six leaves of plates. Boards rubbed with several small losses to cloth, the largest a dime-size loss to spine crown not affecting text, spine gilt a bit dulled; textblock shaken and rather heavily foxed with some old finger-soiling, long closed tear to pp. 25/6 touching text without loss of meaning. Still, Near Very Good thus, especially in the original binding. Early reprint dated the same year as the first, this printing the same as that listed in SCHOMBURG, p. 5644. Important and popular abolitionist slave memoir made famous to the modern reader by the 2013 film adaptation.
(Inventory #: 30246)
The history, literature, and art of American social movements, including Civil Rights, Feminism, Labor History, Radical Politics, and Counterculture.
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