Lot 4 of 457:
Dred Scott v. Sandford, 1857  

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Title:
A Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court . . . in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F. A. Sanford
Author:
Howard, Benjamin C.
Place:
Washington
Publisher:
Cornelius Wendell, Printer
Date:
1857
Description:

239 pp. (8vo), publisher's paper wrappers. First Edition.

First edition of the report of the Dred Scott decision, in which the Supreme Court held that the U.S. Constitution was not intended to include citizenship for African Americans. Sabin 33240.

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Condition:
Some foxing and chipping to covers, ink signature on front and back from previous owner, tape repairs to back cover; foxing and toning throughout; overall very good.
 
Item number:
305560a
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