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The Frederick Douglass papers, Series two, Autobiographical writings

The Frederick Douglass papers, Series two, Autobiographical writings

Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895; McKivigan, John R., 1949-; Blassingame, John W., 1940-2000; Crisler, Jesse S; Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895; Hinks, Peter P; McElrath, Joseph R

This volume contains the first and most famous of Frederick Douglass's three autobiographies. First published in 1845, it provides the foundation for the author's antebellum reputation as a writer

Book. English.
Published New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press 1999

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Statement of responsibility: John W. Blassingame, John R. McKivigan, and Peter P. Hinks, editors ; Gerald Fulkerson, textual editor ; James H. Cook, Victoria C. Gruber, and C. Jane Holtan, editorial assistants
ISBN: 0300071965, 0300091737, 0300176341, 0300189478, 0300189486, 9780300071962, 9780300091731, 9780300176346, 9780300189476, 9780300189483
Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Physical Description: 3 v. in 4 : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Subject: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.; Abolitionists United States Biography.; Slaves Maryland Social conditions.; Plantation life Maryland History 19th century.; African American abolitionists Biography.; Antislavery movements United States.; Fugitive slaves Maryland Biography.


  1. v. 1. Narrative
  2. v. 2. My bondage and my freedom
  3. v. 3. Life and times of Frederick Douglass / John R. McKivigan, editor ; Joseph R. McElrath, Jr., Jesse S. Crisler, textual editors ; Robin L. Condon, managing editor ; L. Diane Barnes, associate editor ; James A. Hanna, Whitney R. Smith, assistant editors; Mark G. Emerson ... [et al.], research assistants: bk. 1. The text and editorial apparatus; bk. 2. Historial annotations.