Publisher: Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: BAL 3203; Wright II, 519.
Condition: Binding a little askew; two signatures sprung, but sound; cloth a little rubbed; very good copy. Uncommon.
Book ID: 26500
Description8vo, original green cloth, gilt lettering.
CommentsA novel about the history of the struggle against slavery and the exploitation of slave women, written in the aftermath of the Civil War and during a time that Child feared the Andrew Johnson administration and other Americans were forgetting about the evils over which the war had been fought. Part roman à clef, characters in the novel are based on Wendell Phillips, William Lloyd Garrison, Samuel Sewall and others. Dedicated to the father and mother of Col. R. G. Shaw.