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The Awful Doom of the Traitor; Or, the Terrible - Bland, William - 1852. 
Cincinnati, (OH): H.M. Rulison, 1852. 8vo. 32 pp. Three wood engraved plates. Original printed pink front wrapper (chipped around the edges, lacking rear wrapper), recent stapling. Good copy. Second edition (first issued the previous year by the same publisher). Sensationalized account of the 1850-1851 "attempts by Cuban revolutionists, led by Narciso Lopez, and American annexationists, chiefly Southerners, to free Cuba from Spain" (Dictionary of American History). Howes B-520 ("b"), Wright 312 neither mentioning the 1851 edition. Eberstadt 133, 40, for a copy of the 1852 edition ($200, 1954 again $300 in 1964): "Not in Sabin, Cundall, or Caldwell." OCLC locates five copies of this edition (Yale, Library of Congress, Western Reserve, Newberry, NY Historical) and two copies of the first edition (Library of Congress, Western Reserve).
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