Memoir of Thomas Fowell Buxton; Embracing a Historical Sketch of Emancipation in the West Indies, and of the Niger Expedition for the Suppression of the Slave Trade

By: Collier, Mary A.

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Original blind-stamped green cloth on boards. Ornate spine gilding, with printed "43" and words, "Model S.S. Library". An abbreviated version of the memoir prepared by his son, Charles Buxton. Early Days, Dublin University, Business, Decision of Character, Prison Visits, Book on Prison Discipline, House of Commons, Slave Trade, Excitement in the West Indies, Retirement, Slave Trade at Mauritius, Insurrection in Jamaica, Public Protest, Debate, Day of Freedom, South Africa, Rome, Pompeii, Treaties with African Chiefs, Illness and Death. Both endpapers missing. 290 pp. plus ads.

Title: Memoir of Thomas Fowell Buxton; Embracing a Historical Sketch of Emancipation in the West Indies, and of the Niger Expedition for the Suppression of the Slave Trade

Author Name: Collier, Mary A.

Categories: Social History,

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Publisher: Boston, MA, American Tract Society: 1861

Binding: Decorative Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 001920

Keywords: NOISBN Religion. Social History