The History of the Rise, Progress, & Accomplisment of the Abolition of the African Slave - Trade by the British Parliament.
Disponible en otras libreríasVer todos los ejemplares de este libro
Two Volumes, 8vo. pp. [iii] 572 & [i] 592; complete copy with the three plates : 1] folding plate with schematic history of the Abolition Movement, 2] folding plate illustrating the distribution of Slaves on board ship during transportation, [rear repair with old tape marking showing], 3] engraved plate of slave manacles. Thomas Clarkson (1760-1846) was a leading campaigner against slavery and the African slave trade. After graduating from St. John's College, Cambridge in 1783, Clarkson with Granville Sharp (1735-1813) founded the Committee for the Abolition of the African Slave Trade in 1787, which increased popular support for abolition and was the main campaigner behind the abolition of the slave trade. These volumes, published in 1808, contain a unique contemporary account of the abolition movement from one of its major leaders. Clarkson describes in great detail the Quaker background to the abolitionist movement and the parliamentary debates leading to the Slave Trade Act of 1807. The contemporary arguments both in support and in opposition to abolition and the researches and actions of the abolition movement's members are described, creating an important historical record of the movement. Volume one, contains the early history of the abolition movement until July 1788. Contemporary polished calf, original spines worn, joints firm. original marbled end-papers. Excellent clean Set. N° de ref. de la librería 834
Título: The History of the Rise, Progress, & ...
Editorial: Printed by R. Taylor and Co. for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, Paternoster - Row. January 1808, London
Año de publicación: 1808
Edición: First Edition.
Opciones de pago
Opciones de pago aceptados por la librería
Cheque Giro Postal Letra de Cambio Transferencia Bancaria
HALEWOOD & SONS ABA ILAB. est.1867
PRESTON, Reino Unido
Librería en AbeBooks desde: 13 de octubre de 2004
PAYMENT IN STERLING. VISA, MASTERCARD, AMEX ACCEPTED, BANK TRANSFER. ALL ITEMS ARE OFFERED SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE. ALL ITEMS REMAIN THE PROPERTY OF HALEWOOD and SONS UNTIL PAID IN FULL. Except for clients known to us, our policy is to ship upon receipt of payment. Libraries and institutions will be invoiced to suit requirements. Halewood and Sons [David Halewood] 37 Friargate. Preston. PR1 2AT. Telephone 01772 252603. email email@example.com.
Condiciones de envío:
Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.
Descripción de la librería: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ESTABLISHED 1867. A BUSINESS OF FIVE GENERATIONS. WE OFFER A LARGE GENERAL STOCK IN MANY SUBJECTS WITH ANTIQUARIAN, OLD AND MODERN TITLES ALWAYS AVAILABLE. CATALOGUES OCCASIONALLY ISSUED. WE PURCHASE SCARCE INTERESTING BOOKS AND QUALITY BOOK COLLECTIONS. David Halewood 01772 252603. mobile 07791 733384. email firstname.lastname@example.org