1854 Rare 1stED Antislavery Poem bound by Riviere - A SABBATH SCENE by John Greenleaf Whittier.
Author: John Greenleaf Whittier.
Title: A Sabbath Scene.
Publisher: Boston, John P. Jewett and Company, 1854. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7 " X 4.5 ".
Pages: 29 pages.
Binding: Attractive and fine half morocco leather binding, finely bound by Riviere & Son (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Good to very good content (tight, bright, and clean, some light foxing and staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful illustrations by Baker, Smith, and Andrew.
The book: Rare and attractive First edition of this illustrated Antislavery (Abolitionist) Poem by John Greenleaf Whittier in a beautiful Riviere binding!
The Author: John Greenleaf Whittier (December 17, 1807 – September 7, 1892) was an American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Frequently listed as one of the fireside poets, he was influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns. Whittier is remembered particularly for his anti-slavery writings, as well as his 1866 book Snow-Bound.
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