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The life and times of Frederick Douglass, written by himself. : His early life as a slave, his escape from bondage, and his complete history fot the present time : including his connection with the anti-slavery movements; his labors in Great Britain as well as in his own country; his experience in the conduct of an influential newspaper; his connection with the underground railroad; his relation with John Brown and the Harper's Ferry Raid; his recruiting in the 54th and 55th Mass. Colored Regiment ; his interviews with Presidents Lincoln and Johnson ; his appointment by Gen. Grant to accompany the Santo Domingo Commission ; also to a seat in the Council of the District of Columbia; his appointment as United States Marshal by President R.B. Hayes; also his appointment to be recorder of deeds in Washington by President J.A. Garfield; with many other interesting and important events of his most eventful life

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Compare, Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906, 3230.Frontispiece is portrait of Frederick Douglass engraved by Augustus Robin, N.Y."Copyright by Park Publishing Co., 1881."--Verso of title page.Contemporary publishers' binding; brown diagonal rib grain cloth; pictorial; covers blocked blind; spine lettered in gold.Bookplate on front free endpaper: Edward W. Kinsley.ACQ: 34313; R. & A. Petrilla; 10/3/1996.
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Kinsley, Edward W. (Edward Wilkinson), 1829-1891, former ownerRobin, Augustus, engraverRuffin, George L. (George Lewis), 1834-1886Park Publishing Company, publisher
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