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Record of an obscure man.

Putnam, Mary Lowell].

Published by Ticknor & Fields, Boston, 1861
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Published anonymously, this fictional travel account tells of a man travelling through the American South who discovers the evils of slavery through several conversations with a farmer. Putnam (1810?98) wrote three different anti-slavery works, although this is the only one in prose. 8vo (18.7 cm; 7.375"). [4], 216 pp. Wright, II, 1980. Publisher's textured purple cloth, gilt lettered spine, covers framed in blind; spine and edges of covers faded, binding mildly rubbed at corners and edges, lacks front free endpaper, text gently cocked. Light age-toning, waterstaining along bottom margins and back endpapers. Ex?social club library with rubber-stamps on title page and one leaf of text, call number written on labels on front pastedown and spine in a 19th-century hand, some additional notation on front pastedown. Bookseller Inventory # 36172

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Title: Record of an obscure man.

Publisher: Ticknor & Fields, Boston

Publication Date: 1861

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