The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution by William C. Nell (1855) hardcover book

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William Nell - The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution, with Sketches of Several Distinguished Colored Persons: to which is added a brief survey of the Condition and Prospects of Colored Americans

Salem, New Hampshire: Ayer Company, 1986. William Loren Katz, series editor. This book reproduces in facsimile the first edition of William C. Nell's landmark work on Black patriots that was first printed in Boston by Robert Walcutt in 1855. Complete and unabridged. 385 pp., with original introduction by Harriet Beecher Stowe and four engraved illustrations of subjects described therein; facsimile section is prepended by a two page introduction by Benjamin Quarles. Hardcover. 8vo. Brown buckram binding. Very good condition. Clean covers and pages. No dust jacket but I don't believe it ever had one.

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