Item #22066 William Lloyd Garrison, The Abolitionist. Archibald H. Grimke.
William Lloyd Garrison, The Abolitionist

William Lloyd Garrison, The Abolitionist

New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1891.

First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 405 pp, with frontis portrait of Garrison. Original maroon cloth with gilt lettering. One scuff mark on front board, mild spine slant. Contents clean and tight. A volume in the American Reformers series, edited by Carlos Martyn. Garrison was one of the most prominent American abolitionists, as well as an advocate for women's suffrage and other social reforms. The author of this volume, Archibald Grimke, was born into slavery, the son of a slave and her white master, Henry W. Grimke. He was the half-brother of noted abolitionists and feminists Sarah and Angelina Grimke. After the war, he attended Lincoln University, and then graduated from Harvard Law School. He was a practicing attorney, but also an editor and journalist who wrote extensively on civil rights.

Item #22066

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