15647

SATIRE ON NAPOLEON’S PROMISE TO ABOLISH THE SLAVE TRADE

General Nap turned Methodist Preacher, A New Attempt to Gull the Credulous; Dedicated to Mr. Whitbread.

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(London)

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Broadside, tall folio, hand-coloured engraving by George Cruickshank, letter press text beneath, printed one side as issued.

£300.00

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A Satire on Napoleon’s promises made after his flight and return from Elba. His Proclamations and Promises were made in an attempt to conciliate the Republicans, but in particular to appease the English by promising to abolish the Slave Trade- hence the dedication to Whitbread. He also promised that France should have a Constitution. BM.No. 12546 Cohn 1150 Reid 177