Mar 27, 2014 - Sale 2342

Sale 2342 - Lot 14

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) [WARD, REV. EDWARD]. Sambo and Toney, A Dialogue between two Africans in S. Carolina. To which is added Biographical Sketches of Two West India Black Men, etc. 107, [1] pages. 12mo, original calf-backed wood shingle boards with the title in gilt on the spine; edges worn, text evenly toned with some early staining; early and unusual bookplate on rear paste-down. Baltimore: John Kingston, 1811

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third edition, scarce. A very unusual anti -abolitionist argument, this imagined conversation in dialect by two African slaves in South Carolina, at times verges on the hilarious. Preceded by an 1808 Georgetown S.C., edition and an 1810 Baltimore edition. (Sabin 75900 supra). one copy located by oclc.