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Dolly Morton // Only authentic memoirs on the flogging of slaves before the American Civil War, the discipline of the passionate life of the Southern settlers, and the abuses exercised against the white women of the anti-slavery North.

Paris: Collection of White Nettles // Collection des Orties Blanches [Printed by R. Bussières, in Saint-Amand (Cher)], nd [circa 1925]. First Edition Thus. Original Wraps. A black women on a mission to free slaves becomes a Madam. First published in London by Charles Carrington. Includes frontispiece and 7 heliogravures. The illustrations by Louis Malteste are quite exceptional, the frontispiece is particularly excellent.
French translation of The Memoirs of Dolly Morton, published in 1899 and 1901. Recent scholarly research suggests that Dolly Morton was one of James Joyce's sources of inspiration for passages from Ulysses. Very Good in Wraps. Minor shelf/edge wear, minor toning of textblock focused at edges, crease at one corner and minor chips to glassine DJ, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Printed paper wraps, red and black ink lettering. 8vo. 247pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #10080

Price: $165.00

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