Lot 36 of 338:
Book of Peace signed by abolitionist  

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Title:
The Book of Peace: A collection of essays on war and peace
Author:
Beckwith, George C., compiler
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
George C. Beckwith
Date:
1845
Description:

[4], 606 pp. (8vo) 18.8x11.3 cm (7½x4½), later half morocco & marbled boards, spine gilt.

Sixty four tracts, compiled and edited by George C. Beckwith, corresponding secretary of the American Peace Society. Each tract is separately as well as consecutively paged. The essayists include William Jay, William E. Channing, Josiah Quincy, Howard Malcom, and others, with many unattributed. Ownership signature of Wendell Phillips, American abolitionist, dated 1846, to front flyleaf. 

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Condition:
rubbing to joints and extremities, front free endpaper detached; very good.
 
Item number:
308671
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