William Wells Brown: Author & Reformer. (Signed by John Hope Franklin)
Formerly enslaved, 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. Inscribed by the series editor, John Hope Franklin.
Description: William Wells Brown: Author & Reformer. (Signed by John Hope Franklin)
Chicago and London: University of Chicago, (1969). 482pp. Publisher’s cloth. Light spotting to edges of text block. Near fine in a dust jacket in like condition.
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