ARCHY LEE. A California Fugitive Slave Case.

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Publisher: The Book Club of California.
Date Published:
Edition: First Edition Thus
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine in Dust Jacket
Book Id: 303021


Octavo, original black cloth, pictorial paper label on front panel, printed title label on spine. 67 pp. 500 copies printed. Designed by Mallette Dean and James E. Beard, with decorations and illustrations in colour by Mallette Dean. The Book Club of California publication no. 131. A fine copy in the original plain paper dust jacket. The tale of Archy Lee, a slave who came to California with his master. When he learning that slavery was illegal in California, he escaped and was eventually arrested in San Francisco in 1858. He later won his freedom in court.

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