American Anti-Slavery Almanac for 1842 published by S. W. Benedict. The almanac is printed on off white paper in black ink. Printed below the title is “CALCULATED FOR THE HORIZON AND MERIDIAN OF BOSTON, NEW YORK, / BALTIMORE, AND CHARLESTON: AND FOR USE IN / EVERY PART OF THE COUNTRY.” An engraved image is at center. The image portrays a Caucasian woman holding a book up in her left hand. A burst of light is behind her. Men, women and children are around her watching. A ship and a building being constructed are in the background. The interior pages feature astronomical information, calendars and weather forecasts. Printed on the back is an article titled Principles of Christian Fellowship and a short parable titled What has become of that Leather?
The Slave's Friend, a periodical directed to primary school children, was the collaborative effort of abolitionist Ransom G. Williams and noted American wood engraver Alexander Anderson. It was published only from January through December 1839.
Volume II, Number VI of The Slave's Friend, a periodical for primary school children written by abolitionist Ransom G. Williams, published by the American Anti-Slavery Society, and featuring woodcut illustrations on the front and back cover, as well as one interior woodcut by Alexander Anderson. The periodical features black printed text on a green cover; there is some discoloration on the top left portion of the front cover. The cover illustration features a vignette of three children reading a book, below a single eye. On either side of the children are statues, one representing freedom and standing atop the Declaration of Independence, and the other representing Justice and standing atop the Bible. At the bottom is the text [FOR SALE AT THE ANTI-SLAVERY OFFICE / Corner of Nassau and Spruce sts., New-York.].