Mar 26, 2015 - Sale 2377

Sale 2377 - Lot 38

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,500 - $ 5,000
ANONYMOUS. Bobolition of Slavery!!!! Grand Selebrashun by de Africum Shocietee!!!! Order of de Day---Publish spressly for de use of de Marshal. . . Broadside 44 x 27 cm ; creases where folded; expert archival repairs at the conjunction of the folds with some loss of a letter or two, understandable in context. Published at Greenfield (Mass), [1818]

Additional Details

rare variation on oclc 20030904, of which only one copy is known. An elaborate caricature version of the African Society of Boston and the annual July 14 celebration of the end of the African slave trade. At least two other variations of this broadside are known, both are rare, one of them with an engraving beneath the title heading and only single copies are located.