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The Kidnapped and the Ransomed

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The Kidnapped and the Ransomed: Being the Personal Recolllections of Peter Still and His Wife "Vina" After Forty Years of Slavery.

by Kate Pickard

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First Edition. Wright II 1893. Extra vignette title, frontis, and illustration. Anti-slavery novel. Hardcover Condition: Brown cloth cover with gilt spine spine title. Spine chipped at bottom. Front pastedown cracked at gutter but hinge still strong. Slight spine slant. Boards have toning. Interior pages clean. Ownership inscription on FFEP (appears to be in pencil).

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
3058
Title
The Kidnapped and the Ransomed
Author
Kate Pickard
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
William T. Hamilton
Place of Publication
Syracuse, NY
Date Published
1856
Keywords
anti-slavery

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [more]
vignette
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ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free End Paper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that... [more]
cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,... [more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]
gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Cloth
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