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THOMAS FOWELL BUXTON

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"THE ACCUMULATION OF HUMAN AGONY… THE CRUELTIES AND HORRORS OF THE PASSAGE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC"

(SLAVERY) BUXTON, Thomas Fowell. African Slave Trade. London, 1839.

First edition of British abolitionist Buxton's powerful call for an end to the slave trade by following the lead of William Wilberforce in calling for treaties and commerce to end the traffic in slavery, a handsome copy in contemporary calf. $2400.

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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.

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