Boston: John P. Jewett and Company, 1853.
First edition. viii, 263p. Illustrated with three full-page plates. Each contribution accompanied by facsimile signature of its author. Publisher's green ribbed embossed cloth with gilt spine title. Moderate foxing and spotting, spine a little faded, one signature sprung, but sound and quite decent copy. Item #18289
A collection of anti-slavery testimonies gathered by the Rochester Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society, including essays, poems and fiction by William H. Seward, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Horace Mann, John Greenleaf Whittier, Lewis Tappan, Horace Greely, each accompanied by the author's signature in facsimile. Includes Frederick Douglass' "The Heroic Slave", Douglass' only work of fiction.
Sabin 28835; Blockson 9204; Drummond p. 62.; Wright II, 1033.