There Was Once a Slave: The Heroic Story of Frederick Douglass [Signed]
New York: Julian Messner, 1948. Very Good / Very Good. Item #12609
New York: Julian Messner, 1948. Third Printing. Signed by the author with date and dedication (in different ink and seemingly different hand) on front free endpaper. Octavo; [x], 310pp. Illustrated dust jacket over blue-green cloth with lighter green lettering to spine. Price-clipped jacket shows a few shallow chips and tears along edges and spine ends, with scuffing and a few brief punctures down folds, darkening to spine, and some general toning to surface. Boards rubbed along edges and spine ends with occasional exposure; corners lightly bumped. A few corners creased. Pages a bit toned but unmarked. Binding is sound.
Winner of the Julian Messner Award for the Best Book Combating Intolerance in America.