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RARE ABOLITIONIST BROADSIDE RELEASED IN 1859, THE SAME YEAR AS THE HARPER'S FERRY RAID

(BROWN, John). Broadside. "Address of John Brown." Boston, 1859.

Fascinating 1859 broadside sharing John Brown's speech before the court prior to receiving his death sentence of the Harper's Ferry Raid, published the same year as both the raid and Brown's execution and originally sold by the abolitionist weekly, The Liberator. $8500.

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"W.E.B. DU BOIS' STARTLING PRONOUNCEMENT THUNDERS THROUGH AMERICAN HISTORY. INDEED, 'JOHN BROWN WAS RIGHT'"

(BROWN, John) (EMERSON, Ralph Waldo) (DREW, Thomas). John Brown Invasion. Boston, 1860.

First edition, issued within months of John Brown's Harpers Ferry raid, trial and execution, with early reportage, trial testimony and his November 2 address to the court that put "slavery itself on trial," featuring the first printing of Emerson's November 18 Speech at Boston's Tremont Temple, delivered two weeks before Brown's execution, containing engraved frontispiece portrait of Brown, in contemporary half morocco and marble boards with original papers wrappers bound in. $2600.

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"AS FAMILIAR IN PRESBYTERIAN HOUSEHOLDS AS PILGRIM’S PROGRESS"

BIBLE. Brown's Self-Interpreting Family Bible. Edinburgh, circa 1875.

Illustrated late Victorian family Bible—the beloved King James text, augmented by John Brown of Haddington's comprehensive Bible study aids, with color-printed title page and 20 illustrations printed in color, handsomely bound, with brass furniture. $2200.

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"AS FAMILIAR IN PRESBYTERIAN HOUSEHOLDS AS PILGRIM’S PROGRESS"

BIBLE. The Self-Interpreting Family Bible. London, circa 1875.

Illustrated late Victorian family Bible—the beloved King James text, augmented by John Brown of Haddington’s comprehensive Bible study aids—with six maps and 34 engraved illustrations, including eight by John Martin, handsomely bound. $1500.

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"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 James Redpath, who produced this biography 40 days after Brown's death while evading arrest for his 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. $950.

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