Very Rare 1853 FREDERICK DOUGLASS NEWSPAPER North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition. (Note: additional images are located below the description). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper. FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, Jan.7, 1853 shown in the masthead as 1852, but inside pages and the vol. /issue reference #'s confirm it to be 1853 Extremely rare title We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847. Douglass was perhaps the most famous 19th century African-American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher. Among the various articles in this issue are those headed "Slavery In the United States" "Slavery & the Slave Trade" "The National Era & Slave Law" "Abolition In Russia" & more.
Much of page 2 is taken up with the speech of Joshua Giddings on: "Cuba Annexation--The Slave Question" and over half of the bkpg. Is taken up with 2 chapters of: "Bleak House, by Charles Dickens".
Complete in four pages, never bound nor trimmed, several folds & creases, minor fold and edge wear, some foxing, a few discrete archival mends inside. There is a small piece from the lower spine touching a few letters on in inside pages, not affecting mentioned articles. A very fine and rare opportunity for one of the more sought-after titles of the 19th century.Please Note: All of our offerings are 100% authentic! We do not offer reprints or reproductions of any kind. They are guaranteed to be original! For this specific item, A U. The per-item additional cost for folders, portfolios, and presentation cases vary. We will still provide tracking and insure them at our expense. Please check with your country's. We have been dealers in rare newspapers for over 43 years, serve as consultants to multiple museums, and are members of the American Antiquarian Society. Timothy Hughes Rare Newspapers P. Desiring to conduct ourselves honorably in all things. Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. The item "Very Rare 1853 FREDERICK DOUGLASS NEWSPAPER North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition" is in sale since Wednesday, April 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Other Black Americana". The seller is "timhu" and is located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.