William Wells Brown: Author & Reformer.
A former slave, a noted black American reformer
First edition of this first biography of William Wells Brown, “Kentucky-born slave who became a self-educated writer and advocate of abolition, temperance, and international peace.” The author argues for Brown’s place alongside that of William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, and Wendell Phillips.
Description: William Wells Brown: Author & Reformer.
Chicago and London: University of Chicago, (1969). 482pp. First Edition. Inscribed and Signed by the Editor, John Hope Franklin. Publisher’s cloth. Light spotting to edges of text block. Near fine in a dust jacket in like condition.