THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD RECORDS, by William Still - 1872 [1st Ed]$195.00
The Underground Railroad
by William Still
First Edition. Published by: Porter & Coates. Philadelphia, PA. 1872.
Hardback is overall in GOOD condition.
- Volume is in AS IS condition.
- Library binding.
- Black cloth covers exhibit commensurate age and wear.
- Boards are moderately rubbed, darkened and stained with mild edgewear. Please see photos.
- Corners are moderately bumped with mild rubbing.
- Spine is secure with gilt lettering, bands and catalogue number and exhibits moderate signs of age and wear including stains, rubbed surface, a tear to a 1.5" portion of the rear spine ridge and softened, moderately rubbed ends. Please see photos.
- Binding is secure.
- Endpapers and feps are darkened and exhibit stains and foxing with ffep and endpage verso bearing a catalogue number in pencil. Please see photos.
- Frontispiece is present and exhibits age-toning, stains and foxing. Please see photos.
- Title page is age-toned and stained and exhibits a torn paper fragment adhered to the top edge, a 1.25" portion missing from the top edge, a 4.5" portion missing from the outer right edge, a hole-punched library stamp (FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY CAMDEN NJ) and slits along the edges. Please see photos.
- Illustrated plates are age-toned and stained with p.125 facing plate dog-eared along upper corner and the Charles D. Cleveland plate (p.724) missing while remaining plates are intact. Please see photos.
- Interior is age-toned and exhibits stains and foxing with additional wear to the following areas: pp.25-32 exhibit small open tears to the outer edges, pp.71-73 are dog-eared along the upper corners, pp. 121-125 are dog-eared along the upper corners, pp.329-348 exhibit a tear to the lower portion of the outer edges with a portion of the lower corner missing from p.348, underlining to pages 1, 4, 13, 20 and 23 and writing in pencil to 161 and 167. Please see photos.
- Textblock edges are darkened, rubbed and stained.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
780 pages. 6.5" by 9.25".
Library binding sold AS IS.
A record of facts, authentic narratives, letters, &c., narrating the hardships, hair-breadth escapes and death struggles of the slaves in their efforts for freedom, as related by themselves and others, or witnessed by the author; together with sketches of some of the largest stockholders, and most liberal aiders and advisers, of the road.
Features engravings by Bensell, Schell and others.
AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.
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