The house of bondage; or Charlotte Brooks and other slaves [original and life-like as they appeared in their old plantation and city slave life; together with pen-pictures of the peculiar institution, with sights and insights into their new relations as freedmen, freemen, and citizens. With an introduction by Rev. Bishop Willard F. Mallalieu.] With an introduction by Frances Smith Foster. Octavia V. Rogers Albert.

The house of bondage; or Charlotte Brooks and other slaves [original and life-like as they appeared in their old plantation and city slave life; together with pen-pictures of the peculiar institution, with sights and insights into their new relations as freedmen, freemen, and citizens. With an introduction by Rev. Bishop Willard F. Mallalieu.] With an introduction by Frances Smith Foster

New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. Hardcover. Hardbound item; xliii, xiv, 160p., text and original frontispiece reproduced in facsimile, first Oxford edition in 6.7x4.8 inch dark blue cloth boards gilt. Clean and sound, a very good copy. Memoir, first published in 1890; includes the story of Cato who, with help from an abolitionist white, was shipped to freedom in a box of cabbages. Schomburg library of nineteenth-century black women writers.

Cat.No: 70185
ISBN: 0195052633

Price: $15.00