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Elizabeth Donnan
Rare Set - Documents Illustrative of the History of the Slave Trade to America
Washington D.C: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1930. Three hardbound books with green cloth boards. The usual ex-library markings: printed Dewey decimal on rear spine, library bookplate on front end paper, check out record and bar code on rear end paper. The spine and binding are tight in each volume except for a single break in volume 2 (see photo). There are stains to the back cover of Volume 2 that also caused staining of last couple of pages. There is edgewear or bumping to the corners consistent with an ex-library book (but much less than expected based on age and distance books have traveled). All internal pages are clean, with no tears and no previous owner marks except for one library stamp volume 1. Pages are age toned and some foxing. There is a tear to the map in Volume 1 (see photo). Please feel free to request more detailed photos. Dimensions: H - 10" W - 7". "Documents Illustrative of the History of the Slave Trade to America" by Elizabeth Donnan in four volumes that assembles some of the most unique and important documents dealing with the slave trade created between 1441 and the end of the eighteenth century. Donnan utilized printed and manuscript sources from the Royal African Company, the Colonial Office, Spanish archives and the narratives of African voyagers and traders. This set is an ex-library from the Victoria University College Library in Wellington, New Zealand with the associated library markings. Books were withdrawn in 2009. Volume I, 1930 - Includes a may of the Coast of Africa and 1441 through the 17th Century (495 pages including index) … [Click Below for Full Description]
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