IN MEMORIAM FREDERICK DOUGLASS. Frederick DOUGLASS.

IN MEMORIAM FREDERICK DOUGLASS

Philadelphia: John C. Yorston & Co., 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto (7-1/4" x 10") in the original gray cloth with gilt lettering, top edge gilt others uncut and largely unopened. [2], 350 pages. A scarce memorial volume that "is a record of the spontaneous expression of grief and surprise evoked by the unexpected death of Frederick Douglass" (Preface). Collects Obsequies at both Washington, D.C. and Rochester, N.Y., including one by Elizabeth Cady Stanton (read by Susan B. Anthony), as well as letters with facsimile signatures by Booker T. Washington, Susan B. Anthony, and others. Also includes various preambles and resolutions, poems (including one by Paul Lawrence Dunbar), memorial service addresses and sermons, tributes from the press, reminiscences, and a 12-page biographical sketch. Covers evenly soiled; contents have an old dampstain in the lower right margin throughout, to varying degrees, but with little detrimental effect. Very Good copy of a scarce book. Item #010723

Price: $750.00

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