Mar 27, 2014 - Sale 2342

Sale 2342 - Lot 40

Price Realized: $ 625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) [BAYS, PETER]. A General History of Negro Slavery, Collected from the Most Respectable Evidence . . . Woodcut frontispiece, 218 pages. Small 8vo, original printed paper-covered boards; hinges cracked, but sound, entirely untrimmed; small bookplate. London: Hatfield, 1826

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A compilation of numerous accounts, aimed at youthful readers; basically an attack on the planters of the West Indies. With an appropriately lurid frontispiece showing slavers taking captives. OCLC locates 8 copies.