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New York: Appleton, 1857. Printed wrappers, sewed. Complete pages 393-633 (240 pages + i page of ads), light toning and some foxing. New York: Appleton, 1857. First Edition This is one of two simultaneous editions, the other published in Washington D.C. A most important case in the struggle for civil rights, wherein it was determined that Black people could never become citizens. This is an excellent copy, preserved in a board slipcase.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1955. Illustrated with photographs. 8vo, blue cloth; d.w. New York, 1955. First Edition. Famous Biographies for Young People. Full page presentation, inscribed "Especially for Cornelia Otis Skinner, my hostess at the historic event mentioned on pages 127 & 131, which otherwise I would not have witnessed...New York, Sept. 18, 1955". The event refers to the precedent shattering moment in American musical history when Marian Anderson sang at the Metropolitan Opera. The dust wrapper flap.....