SONNETS TO THE MEMORY OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS. Theodore Tilton.
SONNETS TO THE MEMORY OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS.
SONNETS TO THE MEMORY OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS.

SONNETS TO THE MEMORY OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS.

Paris: Brentano's | 37 Avenue De L'Opera, 1895. 12pp. Stitched in original printed title wrappers. Vertical fold, lightly dusted and worn. Good+. Inscribed on the inner front wrapper: "To the Honble John Russell Young with the compliments of his old friend Theodore Tilton. Paris 73 Ave Kleber, April 21, 1895." Young was a diplomat and journalist.

Tilton, the well-known journalist and reformer, tirelessly lobbied for the rights of African-Americans and women. He founded "The Golden Age," "a serious attempt at a weekly journal devoted to the free discussion of all living questions of church, state, society, art, literature and moral reform" [Lomazow 796, omitting internal quotation marks]. After the unpleasant domestic scandal involving Reverend Beecher, Tilton moved to Paris, where he remained for the rest of his life.
His Sonnets are preceded by a brief biography of Douglass, under the heading, "A Career Unique."
Not in LCP, Work, Blockson. Item #37496

Price: $1,250.00

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