Mar 25, 2021 - Sale 2562

Sale 2562 - Lot 5

Price Realized: $ 2,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) [Theodore D. Weld; editor.] American Slavery As It Is: Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses. 224 pages. 8vo, original printed wrappers, moderate wear; minor wear and toning; early owner's signature on front wrapper. New York, 1839

Additional Details

First edition of an enormously influential anti-slavery pamphlet, filled with thousands of eyewitness quotations on the cruelty of the institution. Harriet Beecher Stowe kept a copy constantly by her side while writing Uncle Tom's Cabin. This is the issue without the "Anti-Slavery Examiner No. 10" heading (priority undetermined). Afro-Americana 11053; Blockson 9148; Sabin 102547.