BURY THE CHAINS: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005. SIGNED first edition - An account of "the first grassroots human rights campaign, in England, which freed hundreds of thousands of slaves around the world" - a movement which started with 12 men meeting in 1787 and spread from there. Among those involved were John Newton, the former slave ship captain who wrote 'Amazing Grace;' ex-slave Olaudah Equiano, Granville Sharp and Thomas Clarkson who devoted his life to the cause. SIGNED on the title page. Photographs, extensive source notes, bibliography, index. 467 pp.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.
Book ID: 52047
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