FORBES, Frederick Edwyn.

Six months' service in the African blockade, from April to October 1848, in command of H.M.S. Bonetta.

£1,750

Six months’ service in the African blockade, from April to October 1848, in command of H.M.S. Bonetta.

London, Bentley, 1849

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Scarce. Important first hand work on the Slave Trade at the time of Sieraa Leone and Liberia signing the Anti-Slavery Trade Treaty.

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First edition. 8vo (19.5 x 11.5cm.), x, 146pp., folding map (depicting the countries between Sierra Leone and Liberia), pale half calf, marbled boards and endpapers, full gilt spine, flat raised bands, red leather label, map strengthened at folds, occasional light spotting, an excellent copy.

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