Feb 21, 2008 - Sale 2137

Sale 2137 - Lot 21

Price Realized: $ 330
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--BRAZIL.) Narrative of a Recent Visit to Brazil, by John Candler and Wilson Burgess: To Present an Address on The Slave-Trade and Slavery, issued by The Religious Society of Friends. 91 pages. 8vo, original printed gray wrappers; some light edge-wear, a neat 1/2 inch vertical piece of the blank rear cover missing. London: Edward Marsh, Friends' Book and Tract Depository, 1853

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first edition. A scathing report on the treatment of slaves in Brazil, drawing some inevitable comparisons with slaves in other parts of the Americas.