"AN IMPACT ON THE COURSE OF NATIONAL EVENTS MATCHED BY FEW IN AMERICAN HISTORY"
(BROWN, John) REDPATH, James. Public Life of Capt. John Brown. Boston, 1860.
First edition of the profoundly influential first biography of John Brown authored by his close friend, leading journalist and abolitionist Redpath, who produced this "first biography of Brown, published 40 days after his death" while evading arrest for Redpath's own suspected participation in the Harpers Ferry raid, with engraved frontispiece of Brown and two engraved plates featuring scenes from Harpers Ferry and Brown's trial, in original cloth. $950.