DescriptionJohn Woolman. The Journal of John Woolman. With an Introduction by John G. Whittier. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1871. First edition. Green beveled cloth with the front cover and spine stamped in gilt and the rear cover blindstamped. Brown coated endpapers. Very good.
Octavo. viii, 315 pages.
Some rubbing, lightly bumped corners and spine ends, small pencil notations on preliminary pages and light staining to the top edges of the preliminary and final pages.
John Woolman (1720-1772) was a Quaker preacher who passionately opposed slavery throughout his life and in this work which became a classic of American literature. The work was first published posthumously in 1774 by Joseph Crukshank and was subsequently reprinted under differet publishers many times into the present day. The present edition with an introduction by the Quaker poet and abolitionist John Whittier (1807-1892) is the most respected version.
First edition points: Conclusion of Whittier's introduction dated January 20, 1871. BAL 21891
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