Mar 28, 2019 - Sale 2503

Sale 2503 - Lot 42

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
THE NOTORIOUS DRED SCOTT DECISION (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Howard, Benjamin C. A Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court . . . in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F. A. Sanford. [5], 394-633, [3] pages. Tall 8vo, original printed wrappers and spine, minor wear; partly unopened, minimal wear to contents; inked library stamp and erased inscription on front wrapper. New York, 1857

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first edition, one of two simultaneous printings, one in New York and the other in Washington, for which no precedence has been established. Blockson 9906; Sabin 33240.