ABOLITIONIST THOMAS FOWELL BUXTON'S COPY
(BUXTON, Thomas Fowell) SCHON, James Frederick and CROWTHER, Samuel. Journals of the Rev. James Frederick Schon and Mr. Samuel Crowther. London, 1842.
First edition of this account of attempts to interrupt the slave trade by striking treaties with African nations and introducing Christianity, with a double-page frontispiece map of the Rivers Niger and Tshadda. The copy of abolitionist Thomas Fowell Buxton, whose book, The African Slave-Trade and its Remedy, is mentioned in the preface. $2200.