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James Montgomery; James Grahame; E Benger
1809 Poems on the Abolition of the Slave Trade J Montgomery R Smirke 1st Ed I...
1809: R Bowyer, 1809. Click here to see our other books! Poems on the Abolition of the Slave Trade James Montgomery; James Grahame; E Benger 1809 R Bowyer : 1809 12.5" by 10" [7], ii, [13], 2-114pp SUMMARY A beautifully preserved copy of this important celebratory work, issued following Britain's abolition of the slave trade. The first edition. An Important Work,Fine Binding,First Edition,Illustrated,Pleasing Copy,Scarce Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed This book weighs 4 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 4.49 US Postage: £ 39.99 EU Postage: £ 26.99 European Postage: £ 36.99 Asia Postage: £ 65.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 99.99 DESCRIPTION With an engraved title page and twelve plates. With illustrations of three leading abolitionists, Granville Sharp, Thomas Clarkson and William Wilberforce. There is accompanying text to each portrait, explaining their work. Collated, complete. This handsome work was commissioned by the publisher Robert Bowyer to celebrate the abolition of the slave trade. With three epic poems by James Montgomery, James Grahame and E Benger. Montgomery's 'The West Indies', Grahame's 'Africa Delibered' and Benger's 'A Poem, Occasioned by the Abolition of the Slave Trade in 1806'. These anti-slavery poems were all commissioned by Bowyer for their inclusion in this work. The plates to this work are from drawings by renowned artist Robert Smirke. Smirke was a member of the Royal Academy. He illustrated numerous works including 'The Picturesque Beauties of Shakespeare', 'Rasselas' and 'Gil Blas'. Engraved by Scriven and Worthington. A smart example of this important … [Click Below for Full Description]
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