“I WAS SOLD TO MASSA HARD… AND AGAIN MY BACK WAS SCARR’D”
MORE, Hannah and SMITH, Eaglesfield. Sorrows of Yamba. London, 1800.
Early broadside printing of More’s influential abolitionist poem, with a wood-engraved vignette picturing a slave being rescued by a cleric. “Beyond any doubt, Hannah More was the most influential female member of the Society for Effecting the Abolition of the African Slave Trade” (Carey). $2200.