The Bondwoman's Narrative

By: Crafts, Hannah (Edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.)

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First Edition, first printing, in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean beige paper-covered boards with burgundy spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Faint stain at base of front free endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 338 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, no chips, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An unprecendented historical and literary event, this tale written in the 1850s is the only known novl by a female African American slave, and quite possibly the first novel written by a black woman anywhere. A work recently uncovered by renowned scholar Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., it is a stirring, page-turning story of "passing" and the adventures of a young slave as she makes her way to freedom.

Title: The Bondwoman's Narrative

Author Name: Crafts, Hannah (Edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.)

Categories: Black History, Fiction,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 2002

ISBN Number: 0446530085

ISBN Number 13: 9780446530088

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Fine Jacket

Seller ID: 028842

Keywords: Black history, historical novel, Hannah Crafts, Henry Louis Gates, first edition,