Feb 26, 2009 - Sale 2171

Sale 2171 - Lot 52

Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) JOHNSON, JOHN FLUDE. Proceedings of the General Anti-Slavery Convention Called by the Committee of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, and held in London, from Tuesday, June 13th to Tuesday, June 20th, 1843. 360 pages. Royal 8vo, contemporary full polished calf; spine gilt extra with five raised bands; edges lightly scuffed; bookplate on rear paste-down. London: John Snow, 1843

Additional Details

first edition. A stenographic transcription of an important convention. Includes speeches and testimony by the Reverend J. W. C. Pennington, an escaped slave and later, author of "The Fugitive Blacksmith" (London, 1850).