Very Rare 1852 Frederick Douglass Newspaper North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition For Sale
Very Rare 1852 FREDERICK DOUGLASS NEWSPAPER North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition
(Note: additional images are located below the description)
Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, August 13, 1852 We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass, this being a volume five issue. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847.
Among the various articles in this issue are those headed "The Free Colored People's Convention" "Light In The South" "Free Soil Convention" "Second Anti-Slavery Festival" "A Nut for the Abolitionists" "Counterpart to Uncle Tom" "Practical Abolitionism" "No Repeal of the Fugitive Slave Law" "Abolition at the South" "Celebration of West India Emancipation" and much more.
This complete, four page issue was never bound nor trimmed, has various & scattered foxing throughout but nothing disfigurative nor causing loss of readability.
A very fine and rare opportunity for one of the more sought-after titles of the 19th century.
An informative video regarding the rare newspapers hobby
is shown at the bottom of the listing!
Please Note: All of our offerings are 100% authentic! We do not offer reprints or reproductions of any kind. They are guaranteed to be original!
See below the photo for additional information related to Shipping, our Return Policy, Premium Packaging, Certificates of Authenticity, and other offerings by
Timothy Hughes Rare & Early Newspapers.
The following video provides additional information
about collecting rare newspapers:
A U.S. winner pays $7.00 S&H. Combined shipping is available for additional items won (within a 7 day period) for only $1.00 per item (excluding bound volumes) provided the items are paid for simultaneously.
All U.S. orders include insurance and are guaranteed (at no additional cost to the buyer).
All U.S. bound orders include delivery confirmation (if sent by USPS) and/or tracking (if sent by UPS).
Expedited shipping is available for all orders upon request. Every effort is made to ship all orders within 24 business hours of receiving payment.
Some items may be shipped 1st Class, especially if they are small. We will still provide tracking and insure them at our expense.
Combined Shipping Notice
If the automated checkout process does not properly combine shipping according to our stated shipping policy, please contact us to obtain a revised invoice. Thank you.
International Shipping Policy...
Upon purchasing, international winners should contact us for an invoice which includes S&H to their location.
Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer’s responsibility. Please check with your country’s customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to offerding/buying. Note: We will not falsify customs declarations or mark an item as "gift" in order to avoid customs fees.
If insurance is desired, be in touch for a quote. All insured orders are subject to customs, duties, & taxes for the amount insured and are subject to item 2 above.
Large and/or brittle issues must be shipped flat and are required to be shipped by Priority Mail International (PMI), often at a weight of 3 pounds or more - quite expensive. Please contact us for a pre-purchase/pre-offerding S&H quote if you are concerned about the potential S&H cost.
International purchasers are encouraged to take advantage of our combined shipping policy to lower the cost per item S&H.
... which includes the item being shipped in an acid-free storage folder, is available for an additional $12.00. If desired, purchase this directly (through ) at: Archival Storage Folder. Again, to insure you will receive the appropriately sized folder for your item, please select the $12.00 folder option.
Certificate of Authenticity...
A certificate of authenticity is also available for an additional $3.00, which includes both the issue date and title, and certifies, by Timothy Hughes Rare & Early Newspapers, the issue to be authentic & original. If desired, purchase this directly (through ) at: Certificate of Authenticity.
We have been dealers in rare newspapers for over 37 years, currently serve as a consultant to the Freedom Forum Newseum , and are members of the American Antiquarian Society. offer with confidence knowing that every item we offer is guaranteed to be absolutely genuine.
View My Other Offerings
More Information About Us
Timothy Hughes Rare Newspapers
P.O. Box 3636
Williamsport, PA 17701-8636
E-mail: contact us via messages
Hours: M-F, 7:30-4:00 EST
If the winner would like to have either the Premium Packaging with a $12.00 folder or the $3.00 Certificate included with their issue, please purchase these directly through using the links provided. These items are also available through our cross-promoted items and through our store.
This item has been shown 844 times.
Very Rare 1852 Frederick Douglass Newspaper North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition: $7,450