Philadelphia: Hoffman & Morwitz, 1868. Hardcover. 96 p., frontispiece; 15 cm. Modern black cloth spine replacement with originial salmon paper over boards printned in black. No date of publication. Hoffman & Morwitz was active at 612 & 614 Chestnut St., the address in the imprint, from 1868 to 1873. Part of a German-language series of religious books for children, Amerikanische Jugendbibliothek. Publisher's advertisement on back cover with list of 15 titles in the series. Former owner's stamp on front fixed endpaper of George W. Backofen, 161 Smithfield St. Circular stamp on all four endpapers of St. Mary's Church, McKees Rocks, Pa. A story about a free black man in the United States who is kidnapped and sold into slavery. His faith sustains him until he regainis his freedom. Very scarce. In Very Good+ Condition: boards are rubbed with minor loss at edges; clean and tight.
1. Very Good +. Item #007174