The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Margaret Chandler: With a Memoir of Her Life and Character by Benjamin Lundy [Together With] Essays, Philanthropic and Moral...Principally Relating to the Abolition of Slavery in America. Elizabeth Margaret CHANDLER, memoir Benjamin Lundy.

The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Margaret Chandler: With a Memoir of Her Life and Character by Benjamin Lundy [Together With] Essays, Philanthropic and Moral...Principally Relating to the Abolition of Slavery in America

Philadelphia: Lemuel Howell, 1836. First Edition. Posthumously published poetry collection by the Quaker abolitionist poet Elizabeth Margaret Chandler (1807-1834), who first gained recognition for her work at the age of 18 with the poem "The Slave-Ship," which won a prize offered by the monthly magazine "The Casket." (See Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography I, p. 573.) SABIN 11856; AMERICAN IMPRINTS 36587 & 36588. Two volumes bound in one (as usual); 12mo (18cm.); full contemporary sheep, gilt calf spine label; 180,120pp.; engraved portrait frontispiece and one plate. Boards a bit scuffed at extremities, shallow loss at spine ends, brief paper flaw at top fore-edge corner of front free endpaper, light foxing to textblock, contemporary ownership signature to front flyleaf, else Very Good and sound.

Price: $200.00

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