Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

originally published:
Boston : The Anti-Slavery Office

We offered this copy of the first edition in our Catalog 110.


  • First Book(1845)
  • Blockson101(1845)
  • Library of Congress 88 Books That Shaped America(1845)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 2/7/1817
died: 2/20/1895
born as: Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey

African-American who started life as a slave but was thrust by his oratorical and literary brilliance into the forefront of the U.S. abolition movement. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature