Feb 25, 2010 - Sale 2204

Sale 2204 - Lot 24

Price Realized: $ 240
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION) BUXTON, THOMAS FOWELL. The African Slave Trade. 8vo, original blind-stamped cloth; extremities worn, with some loss of cloth; paper tones with some occasional foxing throughout. New York, 1840

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first complete american edition, pointing out in the "Advertisement" that the Philadelphia edition preceding this was lacking an entire section. An important and extremely detailed work, with facts and figures covering the number of slaves taken and the mortality rate, etc. With anecdotes describing the terrible cruelty of the slavers both African and Christian. Blockson, 9121 (London edition); Afro-Americana 1901.