The Works of John Woolman, in Two Parts


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Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: Joseph Crukshank
Date Published: 1774

Description: xiv, 436pp. 8vo, contemporary calf, spine and edges lightly worn, some light foxing, front flyleaf lacking bottom half. Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1774. First Collected Edition. "Includes his famous Journal, of which innumerable separate editions, both American and English, have since appeared. An autobiographical masterpiece, rivalled in 18th century America only by that of Franklin." Howes W-669. ".Woolman's teachings left a permanent imprint upon all thinking opponents of slavery, both in America and in Great Britain. His writings upon the subject, especially his Journal (1774) and his essay, Some Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes (1754) served to perpetuate his views." DAB XX p. 517. This edition contains the full text of both parts of Woolman's Some Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes. Work p. 305-6. Each work by Woolman has a separate title page. Evans 13782

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(-)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 210189

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By This Author: WOOLMAN, John.
By This Publisher: Joseph Crukshank
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