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Life and Escape of Wm. Wells Brown
Original Author: William Wells Brown, author
Created: 1851 publication
Medium: Book cover with woodcut

Life and Escape of Wm. Wells Brown

The title of William Wells Brown's Narrative of William Wells Brown, a Fugitive Slave, Written by Himself (1847), was changed in this 1851 version published in London for an English audience. The woodcut on the cover depicts an enslaved man breaking the chains that bound him. 

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