New York: William Wood & Co., 1877. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 276p. REBOUND. A hardcover book rebound in brown cloth. Very good condition. Occasional light smudging in the margins, but otherwise, text clean and binding tight. The new cloth is in fine shape. Item #174460
Stories demonstrating Christian piety in African-Americans, compiled by Quaker abolitionist Abigail Mott (1795-1846). Published under the orders of the estate of Quaker lawyer and school textbook writer Lindley Murray (1745-1826) to provide "acceptable reading to our Colored Americans" (from an explanatory preface on the other side of the title page).