Behind the Seams; by a Nigger Woman Who Took in Work from Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Davis

(s. L. ): (S. N. ), [1945]. Limited Edition. Wrappers. Octavo. 24 pages. Fine.

This racist satire originally appeared shortly after publication of Elizabeth Keckley's "Behind the Scenes or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House" in 1868. This is #69 of a 1945 facsimile edition limited to 200 copies. In addition to the limitation page this edition includes a two page Prefatory Note by "A. Lincoln Fann" and dated April 1, 1945. Reprint of MONAGHAN #907. Bound in printed wraps with saddle-stapled binding. Slight browning along spine. Scarce in any edition.

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Price: $125

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