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    "Indispensable to the Study of Black Literature"

    Ignatius Sancho. Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African. In Two Volumes. To Which are Prefixed, Memoirs of His Life. London: J. Nichols, 1783.

    Second edition. Two octavo volumes. xvi, 204; 224 pages. Frontispieces.

    Contemporary full calf. Professionally rebacked, retaining original backstrip. Raised bands, morocco title labels with gilt lettering to spines. Some discoloration to the endpapers. Overall, a very good set.

    "Any edition of his [Sancho's] work is indispensable to the study of black literature" (Blockson). From the Professor John Ralph Willis Collection of Rare Africana.

    Blockson 101, 11. Sabin, 76310.


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    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
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