Category: Slave Trade


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The Convict Ships 1787-1868

By: Bateson, Charles

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Glasgow, Brown Son & Ferguson: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038700

The dramatic story of the convict transportation system, the actual conveyance of prisoners from England and Ireland to Australia. The convict ships 'proper'. Does not cover the felons shipped from India, Cape of Good Hope, Mauritius, Bermuda, Canada . 355pp View more info

Traite et Navire Negrier, L'Aurore, 1784 : Collection Archeologie Navale Francaise

By: Boudriot, Jean

Price: $193.50

Publisher: Paris, Editions Ancre: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038605

144pp Monograph (Text in French) in card covers together with 47 folded plans housed in an unusual blue cloth slipcase binder with dustjacket. The monograph describes the slave trade from the coast of Angola to the West Indies; the vessel used (plans at 1/36 scale); notes on the trade including the country, the voyage routes, the stowage of captives and illustrations of fetter and shackle types, and descriptions of hygene, sicknesses and discipline aboard.....Later secti... View more info

The English Prison Hulks

By: Branch - Johnson, W. With Foreword By Hugh J. Klare

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Christopher Johnson: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049888

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Olde London Punishments

By: Brooke, Alan and Brandon, David

Price: $10.80

Publisher: U. K., The History Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063860

128pp illust. View more info

The Wanderer : The Last American Slave Ship and the Conspiracy That Set Its Sails

By: Calonius, Erik

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's: 2006

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 047163

Wanderer was the last American slave ship. This is a voyage into the turbid waters of a history we only thought we knew. 298pp. New old stock, List $25.95. Multiple copies. View more info

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Africa Squadron : The U. S. Navy and the Slave Trade, 1842-1861

By: Canney, Donald L.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Washington, Potomac Books: 2006

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 043509

Donald L. Canney 's study is the first book-length history of the U.S. Navy 's Africa Squadron. Established in 1842 to enforce the ban on importing slaves to the United States, in twenty years time the squadron proved ineffective. To officers and enlisted men alike, duty in the squadron was unpopular. The equatorial climate, departmental neglect, and judicial indifference, which allowed slavers back at sea, all contributed to the sailors frustration. Later, the most dama... View more info


By: Collister, Peter

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Rex Collings London 1980: 1980

Seller ID: 006942I

First edition. Hardbound Fine in Fine DJ Supressing, not undertaking. View more info

American Life A Narrrative of Two Years' City and Country Residence in the United States

By: Felton, Mrs.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Bolton Percy: 1843

Seller ID: 063703

Boards faded, soiled and worn. Name ffep. Fold-out map of New York. Title page and endpapers soiled. Binding tight, contents unmarked. Corner crease page 91. Notation rear endpaper. Comments on slavery before the Civil War. View more info

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The Atlantic Slave Trade

By: Klein, Herbert S.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: New York, Cambridge Univ Pr: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 048873

This survey synthesizes the economic, social, cultural and political history of the Atlantic slave trade. It details the current scholarly knowledge of forced African migration and compares this knowledge to popular beliefs. The book examines the 400 years of the Atlantic slave trade, covering the West and East African experiences and the American colonies and republics that obtained slaves from Africa, outlining common features and local variations. It discusses the sla... View more info


By: Krarup-Nielsen, Aage

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Garden City Publishing New York 1938: 1938

Seller ID: 006367I

Hardbound Fair in red cloth. 297 pages. View more info

The Convict Ship "Success" Catalog

By: Management & Staff

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Staff:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 061596

The famous British convict ship launched in India 1790; exhibited and visited by over 15M people View more info

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Galley Slave

By: Marteilhe, Jean (Edited By Vincent McInerney)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Barnsley, UK, Seaforth Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 068792

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The Antelope : The ordeal of the recaptured Africans in the administrations of James Monroe and John Quincy Adams

By: Noonan, John T. Jr.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Univ. of Ca. Press Berkely 1990: 1990

Seller ID: 004896I

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By: Pate, Alexs D.

Price: $3.15

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A.: N A L, 1997: 1997

Seller ID: 010952

PB. Fine. First Edition Thus. ISBN:0451195167. Based on the screenplay. View more info

The Atlantic Sound

By: Phillips, Caryl

Price: $5.85

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 019274

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The Amistad Rebellion : An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom

By: Rediker, Marcus

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2012

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 069470

On June 28, 1839, the Spanish slave schooner "Amistad "set sail from Havana on a routine delivery of human cargo. On a moonless night, after four days at sea, the captive Africans rose up, killed the captain, and seized control of the ship. They attempted to sail to a safe port, but were captured by the U.S. Navy and thrown into jail in Connecticut. Their legal battle for freedom eventually made its way to the Supreme Court, where their cause was argued by former preside... View more info

Escape on the Pearl : The Heroic Bid for Freedom on the Underground Railroad

By: Ricks, Mary Kay

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2007

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 060042

On a schooner named the Pearl seventy-seven slaves attempted an audacious escape...432pp View more info

Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution

By: Schama, Simon

Price: $5.40

Publisher: U.S.A., Ecco / HarperCollins: 2006

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 067139

Rough Crossings turns on a single huge question: if you were black in America at the start of the Revolutionary War, whom would you want to win? In response to a declaration by the last governor of Virginia that any rebel-owned slave who escaped and served the King would be emancipated, tens of thousands of slaves -- Americans who clung to the sentimental notion of British freedom -- escaped from farms, plantations and cities to try to reach the British camp. This mas... View more info

THE SLAVE TRADE : The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade : 1440 - 1870

By: Thomas, Hugh

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New Yofk, Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 005321I

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History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque with an Account of the Slave Trade

By: Williams, Gomer

Price: $121.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 080878

Binding worn, otherwise a clean copy. Has Mudie's Select Library sticker to front cover. 718pp View more info