First edition of Honor; or, The Slave-Dealer’s Daughter, by Stephen G. Bulfinch.
Octavo, 238pp, . Tan pebbled cloth, title in gilt on spine. Considerable wear to cloth, front free endpaper removed. Text block shaken, but remains solid. Previous ownership notation. Heavy foxing and toning throughout. (Sabin 9091) A scarce work.
“A concrete illustration of the ill effect of slavery upon the morals of a slave-trader.” – Anti-Slavery Sentiment in American Literature by Turner, page 107. The author of this work, Stephen Greenleaf Bulfinch (1809-1870), was a Unitarian clergyman, author and hymn writer.