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Marine Art, Books, Oriental Export

July 29, 2005

Lot #129
Temp #02399
Sold For $1,400.00   (hammer price)
 $1,610.00   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated July 29, 2005


(SLAVERY) (Warner, Samuel), Authentic and Impartial Narrative of the Tragical Scene Which Was Witnessed in Southampton County (Virginia) On Monday The 22nd of August Last When Fifty-Five Inhabitants (Mostly Women and Children) Were Inhumanely Massacred By The Blacks. (NY) Printed for Warner and West, 1831. Title page, copyright page, 5-38 pp. and one loose folding woodcut depicting the Massacre. The book gives an account of Nat Turnerís slave rebellion. The woodcut is rarely found. 12mo. Some loss to edges. Light toning to plate and text. Blue wraps partly missing. Last several pages loose. A very rare pamphlet.

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