[Slavery]. [Fine Bindings]. Trio of Mary Pike Books with Identical Bindings.
    [Mary Pike]. Mary Langdon (Pseudonym for Mary Pike). Ida May; a Story of Things Actual and Possible. First Edition. A tribute to the early abolitionists preceding the Civil War. Like Harriet Beecher Stowe, the author, Mary Hayden Green Pike, was a northerner setting her anti-slavery story in the deep South, involving a white family, kidnapping, and sale into slavery. Two years after Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin was published. [together with:] Sidney A. Story, Jr. (Pseudonym for Mary Pike). Caste: Story of Republican Equality. First edition. 540 pages. Lovely copy of a scarce novel. [and:] Agnes; a Novel. Boston: Phillips, Sampson, 1858, 1854, 1856. Later three-quarter morocco with gilt titles and six raised bands. Top edges gilt. Rubbing to extremities. Scattered foxing and staining throughout. Very good.

    More Information:

    "Mary Hayden Pike (1824-1908), novelist and abolitionist, was born in Eastport, Maine and graduated from the Charlestown (MA) Female Seminary in 1843. Her writings reflect her abolitionist views. Her first novel, Ida May, is the story of a white child sold into slavery, Caste is a novel about racial discrimination, and her 1858 novel Agnes is about the American Indian." [cf The Feminist Companion to Literature in English].

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    18th-24th Thursday-Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 211

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 August 18 Americana & Political - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The pre and post sales experience was wonderful and flawless. Heritage has the best in-house operation I have ever seen and their people are not only professional but fun to work with, especially Steve C.

    As for Heritage's online system… Yes the interface is more complex than what we are used to with SAN but what is behind that interface is amazing for sellers and buyers alike. It is real time and for a real serious auction buyer there is nothing better in the auction industry, bar none.
    Ron Cipolla,
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,738,582