Lot 26: 1836 Firstanti-slavery woman poet in America

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Lot 26

Author: Chandler, Elizabeth Margaret; Title: The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Margaret Chandler with a memoir of her life and character by Benjamin Lundy; Place Published: Philadelphia; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: 1836; Description: First Edition. 180pp. Bound with: Essays, Philanthropic and Moral, by Elizabeth Margaret Chandler, principally relating to the Abolition of Slavery in America. First Edition. 120pp. Rebound in full brown leatherette with red and gilt spine label. Chandler, who died in 1834, was the first American woman poet who, in her writings, crusaded against slavery.

Estimate: $150-250

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