My bondage and my freedom : Part I - Life as a slave, Part II - Life as a freeman / by Frederick Douglass ; with an introduction, by Dr. James M'Cune Smith.

; Smith, James McCune, 1813-1865 ; Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893, engraver ; Orr, Nathaniel, engraver ; Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874, dedicatee
New York ; And Auburn : Miller, Orton and Mulligan, 1855.

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Other Title My bondage and freedom
Other Authors Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893,
Orr, Nathaniel,
Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874,
Smith, James McCune, 1813-1865.
Subjects Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography.
Abolitionists.
African Americans -- Biography.
African Americans.
Antislavery movements -- United States.
Antislavery movements.
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.
Fugitive slaves -- Maryland.
Fugitive slaves.
Maryland.
New York (State) -- Auburn.
Plantation life -- Maryland -- History -- 19th century.
Plantation life.
Printing -- New York (State) -- Auburn -- Specimens.
Printing.
Slavery -- Maryland.
Slavery.
Slaves -- Maryland -- Social conditions.
Slaves -- Social conditions.
United States.
Description xxxi, [2], 34-464 pages, [3] leaves of plates : illustrations, facsimile, portrait ; 19 cm
Copyright Date 1855.
Notes At least one issue includes printing information at head of title: Fifteenth thousand.
At least two issues include printer's imprint on verso of t.p., while one issue lacks printer's imprint.
Bound in brown cloth, stamped in gold on spine, and stamped in blind on front and back covers. Ink signature of Jacob [Chakim?] on front free endpaper; back paste-down has signature of Jacob [Croman?], Dickinson Post Office.
Bound in cloth (including brown or blue or purple), stamped in gold on spine, and stamped in blind on front and back.
Dedicated to Gerrit Smith.
Frontispiece portrait includes facsimile autograph.
Frontispiece signed: Engraved by J.C. Buttre from a Daguerreotype.
Later enlarged and published under title: Life and times of Frederick Douglass. Hartford, 1881.
Plates facing pages [33] and pages [335] signed: N. Orr, N.Y.
Publisher's advertisements: four or eight pages at end of some issues.
Running title on rectos varies with contents.
Running title on versos, pages 336-406: Life as a freeman.
Running title on versos, pages 34-334: Life as a slave.
Running title on versos, pages 408-464: Appendix.
Summary Autobiography of the nineteenth-century abolitionist who advocated the full freedom of the blacks.
Contents Part I. Life as a slave -- Part II. Life as a freeman -- Appendix.
Citation Dumond, D.L. Bibl. Antislavery in Amer., pages 48
Sabin 20714
Genre Autobiographies
Biography.
History.
Slave narratives
Specimens.
Geographic Area United States
Maryland
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1487275
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.
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