The Works of John Woolman: in Two Parts. John Woolman.
The Works of John Woolman: in Two Parts

The Works of John Woolman: in Two Parts

Philadelphia, Pa. Benjamin Johnson, 1806. Hardcover. The fourth edition. Imprint: "Philadelphia: Printed for Benjamin Johnson, and Samuel Wood, New-York." 423, [3] p.; 18 cm. Full calf; six spine compartments with gilt-tooled borders and red morocco spine label in second compartment reading "Woolman's Works." Inscriptions on back endpapers and preceding blank leaf indicating that this book was given to Mary Smith in 1888 by her mother E.D. Smith. Variant of Early American Imprints, 2nd series (Shaw and Shoemaker), 11899, in which the imprint is: "Philadelphia: Printed by Benjamin Johnson, no. 31, Market Street. 1806." Although the text is otherwise identical, the final two pages of publisher's advertisements are for Samuel Wood, New York, not Bennett & Walton, as found in the Early Am. Imprints copy. Contents: A journal of the life and travels of John Woolman -- Some considerations on the keeping of Negroes -- Considerations on pure wisdom, and human policy; on labor; on schools; and on the right use of the Lord's outward gifts -- Considerations on the true harmony of mankind -- Remarks on sundry subjects -- An epistle to the quarterly and monthly meeting of Friends -- A word of remembrance and caution to the rich. In Very Good- Condition: rubbed and scraped; small worm hole near head of spine; lacking front free endpaper; scattered soiling. Very Good -. Item #001197

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