Authentic and Impartial Narrative of the Tragical Scene Which Was Witnessed in Southampton County (Virginia) on Monday the 22d of August Last, When Fifty-Five of its Inhabitants (mostly women and children) were inhumanly Massacred by the Blacks! Communicated by those who were eye witnesses of the bloody scene, and confirmed by the confessions of several of the Blacks while under Sentence of Death. TURNER'S REBELLION, Samuel WARNER.

Authentic and Impartial Narrative of the Tragical Scene Which Was Witnessed in Southampton County (Virginia) on Monday the 22d of August Last, When Fifty-Five of its Inhabitants (mostly women and children) were inhumanly Massacred by the Blacks! Communicated by those who were eye witnesses of the bloody scene, and confirmed by the confessions of several of the Blacks while under Sentence of Death

[New York]: Printed for Warner & West, 1831. First Edition. Octavo. 38pp. Contemporary plain (unprinted) wraps, untrimmed. **An imperfect copy, lacking pp.35-38 and the folding frontis, all of which have be supplied in facsimile on period paper, laid-in**. Sensational contemporary account of Nat Turner's rebellion, noted by Blockson as "the only effective slave insurrection in the United States." Extremely uncommon in commerce; one copy recorded at auction in the past thirty years (Swann, 2015). HOWES W113. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 10536. Not in Sabin, Work, or LCP Afro-Americana.

Price: $650.00

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