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    A Stunning Copy of Armistead's Negro Tribute in Deluxe Binding

    Wilson Armistead. A Tribute for the Negro. Manchester: William Irwin, 1848.

    First edition. Octavo. 564 pages. Engraved frontispiece and eleven additional engraved plates.

    Publisher's full morocco with gilt decorations on front and spine. All edges gilt. Mild rubbing to extremities. Signature loose and slightly protruding. Split along front gutter. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges with scattered foxing throughout. Previous owner's inscription on the front free endpaper and bookplate on front pastedown. A better than typically found copy in near fine condition.

    An important work of the slave experience, the copy offered here is in the seldom seen publisher's deluxe binding. From the Professor John Ralph Willis Collection of Rare Africana.


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