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    [Slavery]. James Hannay. King Dobbs: Sketches in Ultra-Marine. London, 1849. First edition.

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    [Slavery]. James Hannay. King Dobbs: Sketches in Ultra-Marine. London: Darling, 1849. First edition. Octavo. 284 pages. Profusely illustrated with superb engraved plates and textual illustrations. Contemporary half leather over marbled paper boards. Moderate wear to the boards. Removed sticker and previous owner's signature to ffep. Foxing throughout. A very good copy of a scarce work on nineteenth-century maritime London, in which slaves can be seen getting whipped in the background of the plate facing page 173.



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    October, 2013
    17th Thursday
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