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    [George Bourne]. Picture of Slavery in the United States of America. Boston: Published by Isaac Knapp, 1838. Second printing.

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    Second printing, originally issued in 1834. Octavo. 227 pages. Appendix. Index. With eleven engraved plates depicting the brutality of slavery in America. Contemporary or original finely-ribbed cloth. Paper lettering label present but heavily browned. Cloth worn and discolored with loss to the spine ends, corners bumped and a bit worn, but still an attractive copy. Paper browned in places and with moderate foxing, heavier on preliminary and terminal leaves. Altogether very good.



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    October, 2013
    17th Thursday
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