Uncommon Leonard Baskin
Some Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes 1745 [and] Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes
Notes: A reprint of two anti-slavery tracts issued by Leonard Baskin's Gehenna Press. With "An afterword on Woolman & Slavery" by Frederick B. Tolles.
"Two hundred & fifty copies were printed at The Gehenna Press to memorialize the bicentennial of John Woolman's death in 1772. The texts follow the first editions. The portrait [of Woolman on the title page] by Leonard Baskin is based on a drawing from memory by Robert Smith III.
Signed by Baskin on the colophon. Issued as Gehenna Tract 2.
84,  pages. 5-3/4 by 8-1/4 inches.
Edition + Condition: A fine copy, quarter-bound in leather over marbled-paper-covered boards. This is no. 205 of 250 signed by Baskin.
Publication: Northampton: Gehenna Press, 1970.
Item No: #362366