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Lot 55 of 217: Slave Trade The Debate on a Motion for the Abolition of the Slave-Trade in the House of Commons on Monday and Tuesday, April 18 and 19, 1791. Printed by and for W. Woodfall, 1791. 8vo, later cloth; pp. [4], 123, [1]. The drive to abolition was a difficult one, against significant entrenched interests in the House. Outside, the campaign sought to harness indignation and revulsion, aided by a remarkable range of propaganda efforts. At its heart though, it was always the Parliamentary campaign whic

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Books, Maps & Ephemera(#175BK)  04/12/2019 10:30 AM GMT  Closed