"APPEARED AT A CRITICAL MOMENT IN ABOLITIONIST AND SLAVE-NARRATIVE HISTORY"
LOGUEN, Rev. J.W. Rev. J.W. Loguen, As A Slave. Syracuse, N.Y. 1859.
First expanded edition, issued same year as the first, of Loguen's seminal autobiography, a core work hailed with Frederick Douglass' slave narrative as "major touchstones of African American autobiography," affirming his "militant antislavery activism" as a fugitive slave and leading abolitionist who was viewed as the "Underground Railroad King," issued anonymously with his frontispiece portrait, in original cloth. $1650.