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    Joseph Hawkins. Voyage to the Coast of Africa,... concerning the Slave Trade. Phil: 1797. First account of a voyage to Africa by an American.

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    Joseph Hawkins. History of a Voyage to the Coast of Africa, and Travels into the Interior of that Country; containing... Particulars concerning the Slave Trade. Philadelphia: S. C. Ustick, 1797. First edition of the first account of a voyage to Africa by an American.

    Eighteenmo. 179, [1, Errata] pages. Contemporary full dark brown calf. Binding worn, labels and gilt ruling lacking from spine, title-page and first several pages missing large portions of text and torn and tattered, corners missing from many text pages, text toned, soiled and brittle, ink notations on pastedowns. Fair.

    Sabin 30956. Evans 32239.



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