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Lot 0007
Heading: (African-American, 1857)
Author: Howard, Benjamin C.
Title: A Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court . . . in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F. A. Sanford
Place Published: Washington
Publisher:Cornelius Wendell, Printer
Date Published: 1857

239 pp. (8vo), publisher's paper wrappers. First Edition.

First edition of the report of the Dred Scott decision, in which the Supreme Court held that the U.S. Constitution was not intended to include citizenship for African Americans. Sabin 33240.

Some foxing and chipping to covers, ink signature on front and back from previous owner, tape repairs to back cover; foxing and toning throughout; overall very good.
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Dred Scott v. Sandford, 1857

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Feb 20, 2020
Starting Price $500
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