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    [Slavery]. Joseph Hawkins. A History of a Voyage to the Coast of Africa, and Travels into the Interior of That Country; Containing Particular descriptions of the Climate and Inhabitants, and interesting particulars concerning the Slave Trade. [Troy, New York: 1797]. [Second edition]. Twelvemo. Lacking engraved frontispiece. Calf binding. Binding rubbed, boards with surface leather cuts, spine damaged, title label remnant on spine, corners bumped, front joint and hinge cracked. Lacking free endpapers, lower half of title page missing, last several leaves loose and torn with large portions of text missing, few leaves with cut-out paragraphs, few holograph pen and pencil markings, creases, tattered edges, foxing and soiling. Fair.

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