The interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa, the African / written by himself.

Author
Equiano, Olaudah, 1745-1797 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : Printed for and sold by the author, No. 20, Union-Street, Middlesex Hospital; sold also by Mr. Johnson, St. Paul's Church-Yard; Mr. Murray, Fleet-Street; Messrs. Robson and Clark, Band-Street; Mr. Davis, opposite Gray's Inn, Holborn; Messrs. Shepperson and Reynolds, and Mr. Jackson, Oxford-Street; Mr. Lockington, Chiswell-Street; Mr. Mathews, Strand; Mr. Murray, Prince's-Street, Soho; Mess. Taylor and Co. South Arch. Royal Exchange; Mr. Button, Newington-Causeway; Mr. Parsons, Paternoster-Row; and may be had of all the booksellers in town and country, [1789]
Description
2 v. : 1 fold. ill., port. ; 19 cm.

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Subject(s)
SlaveryPersonal narratives [Browse]
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Artist
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Library of Congress genre
Personal narratives [Browse]
Notes
  • Frontispiece portrait 'Publish'd March 1, 1789 by G. Vassa.'
  • With a list of subscribers in vol.1.
  • Frontispiece signed 'W. Denton pinx[i]t. D. Orme sculp[si]t.'
Binding note
Lapidus copy: Contemporary full leather.
Provenance
Lapidus copy: inscribed on front pastedown 'F Gonidec' and (erased) 'comte de gonidec.'
Source acquisition
Ex copy: Gift: Sidney Lapidus, Princeton Class of 1959, 2010.
References
ESTC T140573
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
OCLC
4232810
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