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Avenia, or a Tragical Poem, on the Oppression of the Human Species; and Infringement of the Rights of Man. In Five Books. With Notes Explanatory and Miscellaneous. Witten in Imitation of Homer's Iliad. -A New Edition- To Which Is Added the Constitution of the State of Pennsylvania.

Branagan, Thomas

Published by Philadelphia. J, Cline. ., 1810
Hardcover
From Gadshill (Providence, RI, U.S.A.)

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324 pp. 16mo. An epic anti-slavery poem written just after the American Revolution. Bookplate of James Coe on front pastedown and his signature dated 1813 on front free end paper. Includes "A Brief Acccount of the Bettering-House in Philadelphia", a racially integrated, Quaker-run hospital, as well as the constitution of Pennsylvania. Baranagan (1774-1843), an Irish slave trader and slave owner in the West Indies, repented and moving to America, wrote novelson the slave trade. His "The Penitential Tyramt" (autobiographical) and "Avenia" (first published 1805) were part of his strong statement about slavery. These two were kept by Thomas Jefferson in his library after Branagan sent him copies. This is a very good copy of a scarce item. Covers scuffed and chipped at the spine. Front hinge starting. Browning and foxing of text. Lacks frontispiece, but has frontispiece description. Else, Very Good. AI 19627, HSP/LCP Afro-Americana 1478. Sabin 7375 (for First Edition). Wegelin 878. James Basker, "Amazing Grace:, An Anthology of Poems about Slavery 1660-1810 (Yale). Not in Howes. Full contemporary calf. Gilt ruling on spine and gilt titling on red leather label. Bookseller Inventory # 6356

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Title: Avenia, or a Tragical Poem, on the ...

Publisher: Philadelphia. J, Cline. .

Publication Date: 1810

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: New (? Second) Edition.

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