Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 13

Price Realized: $ 3,120
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Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS.) The Bloody Week! Riot, Murder & Arson, Containing a Full Account of this Wholesale Outrage on Life and Property. 32 pages. 8vo, original pictorial wrappers, minor wear and uneven toning. New York: Coutant & Baker, [1863]

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A dramatic account of the 1863 New York Draft Riots, "accurately prepared from official sources by eye witnesses." Sabin 5987. Only one other copy known at auction since 1952, at a Swann African Americana sale, 21 March 2013, lot 403.