My Bondage and My Freedom – Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

Published by Miller, Orton & Mulligan in 1855.

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Part I – Life as a Slave, Part II – Life as a Freeman. Brown cloth boards, first printing, no statement of print run at top of title page as would be present on later editions. Plate printed signature under frontispiece photo of Douglass. Foxing, rubbing. Apparent rebacked to style with original cloth covered boards preserved and spine laid down. The second of three autobiographies by Douglass, this narrative mainly expands on his first, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave. This being followed by Life and Times of Frederick Douglass. Introduction by Dr. James M’Cune Smith, who Douglass referred to as the “foremost black influence” of his life. 7.75″ x 5.5″.

Frederick Douglass (1818-1895), a prominent African-American abolitionist, social reformer, orator, writer, and statesman, made a significant impact on American history. After his daring escape from slavery in Maryland, he emerged as a national leader in the abolitionist movement, particularly in Massachusetts and New York. Renowned for his powerful speeches and compelling antislavery writings, Douglass’s contributions continue to inspire and educate.

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Published by: Miller, Orton & Mulligan

Location published: New York

Year published: 1855

Edition: First Edition

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