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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: 52047More details Price: $30.00
GREAT SLAVE NARRATIVES
Edition: Trade paperback.
Boston: Beacon Press 1969. dj. Includes an introduction by Bontemps, and three early slave stories in the oral tradition including The life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustsvus Vassa, the African; the Fugitive Blacksmith, History of James W. C. Pennington, Pastor of a Presbyterian Church in New York (formerly a slave in Maryland); and Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom, or the Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery. 311 pp. ISBN: 0807054739.
Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a very good dustjacket (sunning to spine, peeled spot from spine label) Rather uncommon in hardcover.Book ID: 34521More details Price: $12.00