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Mémoire en faveur des gens de couleur ou sang-mêlés de St.-Domingue, & des autres Isles françoises de l'Amérique, adressé à l'Assemblée Nationale.
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Mémoire en faveur des gens de couleur ou sang-mêlés de St.-Domingue, & des autres Isles françoises de l'Amérique, adressé à l'Assemblée Nationale.

by Henri Grégoire.

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1789
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"In favour of people of colour" Pivotal point in the fight for racial equality and to abolish slavery Henri Grégoire (1750-1831). Mémoire en faveur des gens de couleur ou sang-mêlés de St.-Domingue, & des autres Isles françoises de l'Amérique, adressé à l'Assemblée Nationale. Paris, Belin, 1789. 8°. 52 pp. With a woodcut device on title and a woodcut headpiece. Collates: A-C8, D2. Modern marbled boards… Read more about this item
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Prospect van het eyland, en de rheede van St. Iago. Geteekend van Johann Christian Friderici / Verbeelding van de inwoonders op St Iago.
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Prospect van het eyland, en de rheede van St. Iago. Geteekend van Johann Christian Friderici / Verbeelding van de inwoonders op St Iago.

by Johann Christian Friderici [= Frederici] (Heldburg 1766 - Cape Town 1804).

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1783
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Large VOC watercolour view of Porto Praia, Cape Verde Johann Christian Friderici [= Frederici] (Heldburg 1766 - Cape Town 1804). Prospect van het eyland, en de rheede van St. Iago. Geteekend van Johann Christian Friderici / Verbeelding van de inwoonders op St Iago. Porto Praia, Cape Verde, 1783. Watercolour with ruled black ink border on laid paper, watermarked Pro Patria with Maid of Dort.… Read more about this item
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Discours d'un negre a un Européen, piece qui a concouru pour le prix de l'Académie Françoise, en 1775.
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Discours d'un negre a un Européen, piece qui a concouru pour le prix de l'Académie Françoise, en 1775.

by Doigny du Ponceau (1750-1830).

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1775
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Obscure early lyrical poem about a Black American raging against slavery, promising "the revenge of a smoldering black revolution" Doigny du Ponceau (1750-1830). Discours d'un negre a un Européen, piece qui a concouru pour le prix de l'Académie Françoise, en 1775. Paris, Demonville, 1775. 8°. 15, [1 blank] pp. Collates: A8. With woodcut head- and tailpieces. Contemporary half calf with marbled sides, red title-shield, red… Read more about this item
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Early anti-colonialist and anti-missionary treatise
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Early anti-colonialist and anti-missionary treatise

by Jacob Haafner (1754-1809).

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Published
1807
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Rage against missions: a landmark anti-colonialist treatise Haarlem, Joh. Enschedé en Zoonen & J. van Walré, 1807. 4°. [4], X, [2], 27, [1 blank], 296 pp. With two engraved medallions on the first title-page. First edition of a landmark Dutch anti-colonialist and anti-missionary treatise. This controversial and heavily criticized work marks a shift in thinking about the Western influence around the world. It… Read more about this item
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