Original Author: William Wells Brown, author; Hyde, artist; John Andrew, engraver
Medium: Engraved book cover
Clotelle: A Tale of the Southern States (Front Cover)
This is the 1864 cover of Redpath's Books for the Camp Fires, a pamphlet series of novels and short stories produced primarily for Union soldiers. This particular issue contained William Wells Brown's Clotelle: A Tale of the Southern States. This novel and its title are the third of four variations on Brown's original novel, Clotel: or the President's Daughter: A Narrative of Slave Life, published in London in 1853.
Citation: Clotelle: A Tale of the Southern States. PS1139 .B9 C5 1864. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA