Feb 21, 2008 - Sale 2137

Sale 2137 - Lot 29

Price Realized: $ 480
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 800
THE NOTORIOUS DRED SCOTT DECISION (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) HOWARD, BENJAMIN C. Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges thereof in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F. A. Sanford. Tall 8vo, original rear wrapper and spine, lacks the front cover, in all other respects a very good copy. New York: Appleton, 1857

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first edition, one of two simultaneous printings, one in New York and the other in Washington D.C., for which no precedence has been established.