[AFRICAN AMERICANA - WOMEN]. PRINCE, Nancy Gardner (1799-ca 1856). A Narrative of the Life and Travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince. Boston: Published by the Author, 1853.

18mo. (Light toning, ex-library markings.) Original publishers brown cloth gilt (bumped corners, library markings to spine). Provenance: New Brunswick Theological Seminary, Sage Library (library and deaccession stamps to title page, fore-edge). 

Second edition memoir by Nancy Gardner Prince, a free-born African American woman who traveled extensively to Jamaica and Russia. She lived in Russian for 9 years and vividly describes the Imperial courts of Alexander I and Nicholas I. Sabin 65570.


Estimate: $200 - $300

Internet Bidding

Have a Similar Item?

Consign With Us


Cowan’s Cincinnati Office offers an in-house, full-service shipping department which is unparalleled in the auction industry. Shipping costs are provided with your finalized invoice 24-48 hours after auction. For furniture and oversized items, we recommend using third-party services. For more information, click HERE or contact cowansshipping@hindmanauctions.com.  

NOTE: All pickups and preview are by appointment only. To make an appointment, please call 513-871-1670 or email cincinnati@hindmanauctions.com