Boston: Bela Marsh, 1849. First Edition. Octavo (18.5cm); original green blind-embossed cloth, gilt-lettered spine; 414pp.; engraved portrait frontispiece. Corners a bit bumped, spine very slightly cocked, lacking front free endpaper, one signature proud and a few leaves dog-eared, else Very Good and sound.
Part autobiography, part personal philosophy by the highly controversial abolitionist, feminist, and anarchist author Herny Clarke Wright, published by Bela Marsh, known for disseminating works of fellow-abolitionists and freethinkers throughout the mid-19th century.