Lot 13 of 455:
A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery, 1st Ed.  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$330
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery in the United States: with reflections on the practicability of restoring the moral rights of the slave, without impairing the legal privileges of the possessor; and a project of a colonial asylum for free persons of color
Author:
Torrey, Jesse
Place:
Philadelphia
Publisher:
Published by the Author
Date:
1817
Description:

vii, 94 pp. Frontispiece and 1 (of 5) plates. (4to), 23x15 cm. (9x6"), original printed boards. First Edition.

Scarce anti-slavery work. Howes T304

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wear and rubbing to extremities and covers with some loss, spine cracked and chipped; hinges split, pages toned with foxing and with some tears including large piece of text torn from page 81 but still present, several plates removed; overall poor.
 
Item number:
307638
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