Lot 95: Woolman, Some Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes 1/250

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Lot 95

Author: Woolman, John; Title: Some Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes, 1754; Considerations on Keeping Negroes, 1762; Place Published: Northampton; Publisher: Gehenna Press; Date Published: 1970; Description: Illustrated with etched frontispiece portrait of the author by Leonard Baskin. (8vo) morocco backed marbled boards, gilt spine. No. 57 of 250 copies.A typically handsome Gehenna Press book. Two texts by the eighteenth century Quaker human rights activist John Woolman, first printed in Philadelphia in 1754 and 1762. Woolman was one of the most important early anti-slavery advocates. Condition: Light rubbing to extremities; else fine.

Estimate: $200-300

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