Mar 21, 2024 - Sale 2663

Sale 2663 - Lot 28

Price Realized: $ 1,188
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(AFRICA.) Issue of the scarce Liberian missionary newspaper, "Africa's Luminary." Volume 2, no. 5. 4 pages, 17¾ x 12¼ inches, on one folding sheet; disbound, folds, minor foxing. Monrovia, Liberia: Methodist Episcopal Mission Press, 15 May 1840

Additional Details

This issue includes an 1829 description of a Brazilian slave ship; a report on the Monrovia mission school; and a report on the execution of a local Krooman for the murder of an American boy. No other issues traced at auction since a 2009 Swann sale.