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Frederick Douglass Autobiography My Bondage, My Freedom, 1855

DOUGLASS, Frederick (ca 1818-1895). My Bondage, My Freedom. Part I. - Life as a Slave. Part II. - Life as a Freeman. New York: Miller, Orton & Mulligan, 1855.

12mo (140 x 196 mm). Tissue guarded frontispiece with facsimile signature and 2 engraved plates. (Small bookseller label to interior front board). Contemporary brown cloth with blindstamped boards and gilt spine titles (Some wear to extremities, spine shaken and slightly cocked, scuffs).

FIRST EDITION, LATER PRINTING. “Fifteenth Thousand” printed at top of title page. Important second autobiography and slave narrative of one of the most significant Americans of the 19th century. Sabin 20714.

Condition:

Moderate wear to corners, edges, and hinges. Spine shaken and slightly cocked. Scuffs to boards. Small bookseller label to interior front board.

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,125
02/20/2020

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