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A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery, in the United States; Proposing National Measures for the Education and Gradual Emancipation of the Slaves, Without Impairing the Legal Privileges of the Possessor; and a Project of a Colonial Asylum for Free People of C

By: Torrey, Jesse

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John Bioren for the Author: 1817

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16572

Condition: Fair


This copy has much wear. See scan. The spine is gone but the binding still holds and the book is square. The Frontispiece and one of the other six engravings are present; the otehr five have been removed.Jesse Torrey was a physician who did personal research and interviews to chronicle the horrors of slavery in the early Republic. This is a first edition of his important work, marred by the removed engravings. ; Engraved Frontispiece and one Engraved Plate ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 94 pages View more info