New York: Vintage Books, 1983. Trade Paperback. lix, 140p. [facsimile pages], xxxiii [notes and chronology], trade-size wraps. Paperstock toned, else near-fine.
Reissue of the 1859 novel by an African American woman that attacked the racism of the North as well as the slave system of the South. Gates' introduction and notes clearly establish the identity of the first African American woman to publish fiction in English.