Feb 21, 2008 - Sale 2137

Sale 2137 - Lot 31

Estimate: $ 200 - $ 300
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) KIMBALL, HON. MOSES. Bronze Group Commemorating Emancipation. A Gift to the City of Boston. Full-page real photographic frontispiece of the large bronze statue given to the city of Boston. 8vo, original gilt-pictorial cloth. Boston (Press of Rockwell and Churchill, 1879

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first edition. The Boston bronze was a recasting of the original Thomas Ball statue "The Emancipation Group," which was cast in 1873, and dedicated in Washington D.C. in 1876. Frederick Douglass gave the dedicatory speech.