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  M & S Library Number: 19570
 

    One of Three Copies In Original State(?) Out of an Edition of 50

     

    LONGFELLOW, HENRY WADSWORTH. Poems on Slavery. Third Edition. Cambridge, [Mass.]: John Owen, 1843. 8vo. 31 pp. Half-title. Folded, unbound & unopened sheets. Uncut. Some soiling on edges. $950.00

     

    BAL 12292. R & B 43-3081 (three copies). Howe Library , HWL 92, in unbound sheets, folded, as here; one of 50 copies. This edition not in LCP/HSP Afro-Americana Catalogue.

    The Carroll Wilson copy is also unbound & uncut sheets: "Although large paper copies of Poems on Slavery are listed in Owen's 1844 and 1845 lists, this and the Harvard copy are the only one in original state which have survived. Fifty were so done. Copies exist at Bowdoin, rebound with other works in large paper..."

 

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