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FROSSARD, Benjamin Sigismond (1754-1830).  La cause des esclaves nègres et des habitants de la Guinée. Lyon: de l'imprimerie d'Aimé de la Roche, 1789. 2 volumes, 8° (192 x 124mm). Engraved frontispiece in volume I by C. Boily after P. Rouvier, with 'approbation' and 'privilège' (last leaf of contens in vol. II misbound at end, some light browning and occasional spotting). Contemporary tree calf, lettering pieces (front cover and spine of vol. II damaged with loss of leather, rubbed).
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FROSSARD, Benjamin Sigismond (1754-1830). La cause des esclaves nègres et des habitants de la Guinée. Lyon: de l'imprimerie d'Aimé de la Roche, 1789. 2 volumes, 8° (192 x 124mm). Engraved frontispiece in volume I by C. Boily after P. Rouvier, with 'approbation' and 'privilège' (last leaf of contens in vol. II misbound at end, some light browning and occasional spotting). Contemporary tree calf, lettering pieces (front cover and spine of vol. II damaged with loss of leather, rubbed).

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FROSSARD, Benjamin Sigismond (1754-1830). La cause des esclaves nègres et des habitants de la Guinée. Lyon: de l'imprimerie d'Aimé de la Roche, 1789. 2 volumes, 8° (192 x 124mm). Engraved frontispiece in volume I by C. Boily after P. Rouvier, with 'approbation' and 'privilège' (last leaf of contens in vol. II misbound at end, some light browning and occasional spotting). Contemporary tree calf, lettering pieces (front cover and spine of vol. II damaged with loss of leather, rubbed).

FIRST EDITION of an important publication of the French anti-slavery movement. 'An esteemed and valuable work, and one of the earliest on the evils of the slave trade; rare', Sabin 26013; Gay 2813; Goldsmiths' 14008; Kress S.5239. (2)
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