The Dying Negro A Poem by the Late Thomas Day and John Bicknell To Which is added a Fragment of a Letter on the Slavery of the Negroes ( American Slave trade Abolitionism Africa ) ([ 1793 ])

Thomas Day

1793 Anti Slavery Poem

Published: John Stockdale

Date: [ 1793 ]

Published in London by John Stockdale in 1793 this is a rare early printing of this famous work criticizing the Slave Trade by British author and abolitionist Thomas Day, especially in the United States. The book is bound in an old full leather binding titled and decorated in gilt to the spine, internally fitted with marbled endpapers, the half title page is present, illustrated with an engraved frontispiece and includes a further work after the poem, being a letter on the Slave Trade by the author, just under 9 inches tall, 82pp plus 2pp publishers other works the binding has some mild signs of wear, general edge rubbing, some wear with mild loss to leather at spine ends, a couple of small splits to joints at spine ends though boards are firmly attached, internally some surface wear and a few marks to marbled endpapers, old ownership inscription (pictured) to free front endpaper, small area of loss to lower edge of half title page, foxing and some browning to opening and closing few pages with some wrinkling of paper to those pages else contents in good condition A SCARCE EARLY PRINTING OF THIS CLASSIC ANTI-SLAVERY POEM

Binding
Full Leather

£650

Offered by Andrew Cox