LOOK TO THE NORTH STAR: A Life of William King.…

LOOK TO THE NORTH STAR: A Life of William King.

Edition: First printing.

Boston: Beacon, 1969. dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of the Prebyterian minister, a former slaveowner, who founded the community of Buxton in Canada in 1849 as a haven for black fugitives, both free and slave, as a place where they could support themselves and obtain an education. Among these fugitives was William Parker, the leader of the slave resistance known as the Christiana riot. 337pgs, index,

Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (church stamp on endpaper, spine of dj slightly faded.)

Book ID: 9552
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