(LOGUEN, J.W.). The Rev. J.W. Loguen, as Slave and as a Freeman : A Narrative of Real Life. Syracuse, N.Y. : J.G.K. Truair & Co., Stereotypers and Printers, Office of the Daily Journal, 1859. Second Edition. Pp (2),[i]-x,-451,(3) + portrait frontispiece, with tissue guard. 8vo (135 x 195 mm), pressed brown cloth, with gilt (or copper) lettering to spine.
Second Edition stated at foot of spine and with additional letters at end of book.
No edition seen in the Catalogue of the Chalres L. Blockson Afro-American Collection.
Rev. Jermain Wesley Loguen (b. February 5, 1813, Davidson County, Tennessee – d. September 30, 1872, Saratoga Springs, New York) born Jarm Logue, in slavery, was an African-American abolitionist and bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.
Expertly repaired in original cloth, waterstain to top edge of a few leaves, foxing to endpapers and frontispiece, some foxing and smudging throughout, else a very good copy of a scarce item. 500.00