Feb 21, 2008 - Sale 2137

Sale 2137 - Lot 20

Price Realized: $ 780
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 800
INSCRIBED BY THE NOTED BRAZILIAN ABOLITIONIST (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--BRAZIL.) FRANCISCO, MARTIM. O Separatismo e a Actualidade. Discurso Pronunciado por Martim Francisco por Occasiao da Entrega de Presentes aos Abolicionistas Quintino de Lacerda e Santos Pereira. 16 pages. 8vo, removed from a larger volume with signs of "bark" at the spine. Sao Paolo: Typographia do Diario Popular, 1888

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Inscribed on the verso of the title-page "Ao muito Sr. Gaspar Toro, afeicao." ["To Mr. Gaspar Toro with affection, Martim Francisco."] "Three people played a major role to end slavery in Brazil: José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva (The Patriarch of Independence), his brother Martim Francisco, and later his grandson José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva (The Younger)." [Ricardo C. Amaral, Brazil and the Angolan Connection]. An impassioned speech, presenting black abolitionists Quintino de Lacerda and Santos Pereira with symbolic gifts on the occasion of the total end of slavery in Brazil in 1888. No copies located by OCLC.