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    Sale 2503 | Lot 7
    Price Realized: $594With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2503 Lot 7

      (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Bradford, Sarah H. Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman. Frontispiece portrait. [4], 113, [2], 118-132 pages. 8vo, publisher's gilt cloth, staining and moderate wear; lacking free endpapers, dampstaining to contents largely restricted to margins, moderate foxing. Auburn, NY: W.J. Moses, 1869

      Estimate $600 - 900

      first edition of one of the most important slave narratives--not the prettiest copy, but complete with the frontispiece. The New York Public Library copy has an additional text leaf at page [115] with a half-title for the appendix, "Woman-Whipping, Ethically and Esthetically Considered" by S.M. Hopkins. The present copy and most others seem to be issued without this leaf. Afro-Americana 1467; Blockson 3950.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $594