Lot 4 of 431:
1834 anti-slavery volume   

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Lot closed - Sold For:$360
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Picture of Slavery in the United States of America
Author:
[Bourne, George]
Place:
Middletown, CT
Publisher:
Edwin Hunt
Date:
1834
Description:

228 pp. With 11 wood-engraved plates including the frontispiece. (12mo), brown cloth with paper spine label. First Edition.

Abolitionist work which calls for reparations and citizenship. Appendix includes the Declaration of the Anti Slavery Convention, 1833 which lists Bourne among the signatories.

Lot Amendments
With 11 wood-engraved plates including the frontispiece. The plate at p.106 is partially split along gutter, and the plate at p.11 has a short tear into the image.
Condition:
Cloth split on spine; covers soiled; extremities rubbed, corners bumped; front hinge started; pages toned, water stain to tops of pages in last quarter of book; overall good.
 
Item number:
300579
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