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    J. T. Trowbridge (pseudonym of John Townsend). Cudjo's Cave. Boston: J.E. Tilton and Company, 1864.

    First edition, first issue. Octavo. 504 pages.

    Publisher's original binding of green wave-grain cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Housed in a custom slipcase of green leather over cloth with gilt spine titles and five raised bands. Lightly worn at the extremities, especially the spine ends. Slightly skewed. Spine faded. Publisher's blind imprint on the front free endpaper. Previous owner's signature at the top of the front flyleaf. Binding sound and internal contents clean. Altogether, a very good copy.

    An anti-slavery novel about a Quaker man who hides in a cave with runaway slaves.


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