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    Longfellow on Slavery

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Poems on Slavery. Cambridge: John Owen, 1842.

    First edition. Small octavo, sewn wrappers. 31 pages, plus six pages of ads.

    Publisher's pale yellow glazed printed wrappers. Wrappers lightly soiled and creased, with a couple of small chips; 1.25-inch separation along spine. Occasional foxing throughout. A few leaves unopened; one leaf partially -- and carelessly -- opened. Generally very good.

    Longfellow's contribution to the anti-slavery movement, with the intent of furthering the spread of abolitionism. Scarce.

    BAL 12068. Sabin 41920.


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