Poems on the Abolition of the Slave Trade; Written by James Montgomery, James Grahame, and E. Benger. Embellished with Engravings from Pictures Painted by R. Smirke, Esq. R.A.

London: Printed for R. Bowyer, The Proprietor, 1809.

Price: $2,250.00

First edition. Large quarto. Sympathetically rebound in later period-style quarter morocco and marbled papercovered boards, with dark red spine label. Engraved title and 12 plates. Some staining and foxing to the title and plates, smudging to the front fly, else a handsome, very good copy. A volume of poems commissioned by the London publisher Robert Bowyer to celebrate Britain's abolition of the slave trade. Work p. 309; Sabin 50145.

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