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A handwritten inscription found in a first edition of Picture of Slavery in the United States of America (1834) by George Bourne, one of the earliest illustrated antislavery books published in America. It reads:

Presented toJoseph Eddy Brownby his father, in thehope that he willread it attentively,and pity the conditionof the wretched andsuffering Slaves.July 15, 1834

A handwritten inscription found in a first edition of Picture of Slavery in the United States of America (1834) by George Bourne, one of the earliest illustrated antislavery books published in America. It reads:

Presented to
Joseph Eddy Brown
by his father, in the
hope that he will
read it attentively,
and pity the condition
of the wretched and
suffering Slaves.
July 15, 1834

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