Station Master on the Underground Railroad. The Life and Letters of Thomas Garrett. [signed by the author]


Biography of abolitionist Thomas Garrett (1789–1871) of Wilmington, Delaware, Underground Railroad Station Master and working colleague of celebrated Underground Railroad Conductor Harriet Tubman (c.1822–1913). Includes an annotated, 73-page section of Garrett’s letters.  Signed by author on free, front endpaper. Ownership inscriptions including that of Black bibliophile and educator, Brooks Morris.


Description: Station Master on the Underground Railroad. The Life and Letters of Thomas Garrett. [signed by the author]

Moylan, Pennsylvania: The Whimsie Press, 1977. First Edition. ix, [1 (blank)], 181 pages. + [2] leaves of plates. 8vo. Publisher’s cloth with gilt titling; dust jacket. Half tone illustration plates. Edges foxed and a few scattered pencil marginal annotations; very good in very good dust jacket.

[3729409]

Price: $35.00