Mar 28, 2019 - Sale 2503

Sale 2503 - Lot 68

Price Realized: $ 938
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) An Act for the Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Colonies. Pages [913]-939. Folio, disbound; minimal wear. [London: George Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1833]

Additional Details

The first separate printing of the act which ended slavery in Great Britain and its colonies. It also covers "promoting the Industry of the manumitted Slaves; and for compensating the Persons hitherto entitled to the Services of such Slaves." The printer's imprint appears on the final page. One listed in OCLC, and none traced at auction. with--the related "An Act to Amend the Act for the Abolition of Slavery in the British Colonies," 1838.