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Poems on various subjects, religious and moral. / By Phillis Wheatley, Negro servant to Mr. John Wheatley, of Boston, in New England.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784.
Publication
London: : Printed for A. Bell, bookseller, Aldgate; and sold by Messrs. Cox and Berry, King-street, Boston.
Date
1773.
Description
v, [4], 10-124, [4] p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 18 cm. (4to)
Notes
"Published ... Septr. 1st, 1773 by Archd. Bell, bookseller no. 8 near the Saracens Head Aldgate."--Front.
Advertisements: [1] p. at end. ESTC describes two states: this one has as first line: Lately published, (price 5s. sewed.).
First edition; cf. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (Philadelphia: Library Co.), no. 11111; Negro history, 1553-1903 (Philadelphia. Library Co.), no. 194; and The Negro in the United States, by Dorothy B. Porter, no. 1284.
Frontispiece (trimmed and mounted) is an engraved port. of the author.
Signatures: Abigail Quincy 1774
GUSN
145939
Call Number
Rare PS866.W5 1773

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