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Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave

Title
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave / written by himself.
Author
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.
Publication
Dublin : Webb and Chapman, Gt. Brunswick-Street, 1845.

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TextUse in library Sc Rare B-Douglass (Douglass, F. Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass. Dublin: 1845)Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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Description
xvi, 128 p., [1] leaf of plates : port.; 20 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Subjects
Note
  • "Preface to the American edition" on p. [v]-xii signed and dated: Wm. Lloyd Garrison, Boston, May 1, 1845.
  • "Letter from Wendell Phillips, Esq."--p. [xiv]-xvi.
  • This Narrative, the autobiography of Frederick Douglass, was expanded in 1855 under the title My bondage and my freedom. In 1881, it was further extended as the Life and times of Frederick Douglass, and in 1893 completed and revised under the same title.
Provenance (note)
  • inscribed: in pencil on recto of free endleaf preceding frontispiece "J. Oswald Jackson August 1846." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Call Number
Sc Rare B-Douglass (Douglass, F. Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass. Dublin: 1845)
OCLC
  • 3803653
  • 3803653B
Author
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.
Title
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave / written by himself.
Imprint
Dublin : Webb and Chapman, Gt. Brunswick-Street, 1845.
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare B-Douglass (accession no. B591671) inscribed: in pencil on recto of free endleaf preceding frontispiece "J. Oswald Jackson August 1846." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
Local Note
Researchers are restricted to the microform copy in: Sc Micro R-895 [pt. 1].
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Local Subject
Black author.
Added Author
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879.
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884.
Webb and Chapman, publisher.
Jackson, J. Oswald, former owner.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare B-Douglass (Douglass, F. Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass. Dublin: 1845)
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