[Title page] Return to object viewer [Title page] Creator Egginton Isaac Taylor Place London Publisher Printed for W. Flexney ... J. Wilkie ... and J. Robson Date 1775; 1751-1800 Notes Bound slave lifts a sword to heaven. Decorative elements include chains and scenes of slavery, a white man taking a black woman's child and a white man with three black men pulling a cart.This poem was one of the earliest direct literary attacks on slavery and the slave trade. The third edition, enlarged with an essay opposing slavery, dedicated to Jean-Jacques Rousseau, is the definitive edition and was reprinted well into the nineteenth century. Contents u. r.: Tho. Burgh Part of Day, Thomas, 1748-1789The dying Negro, A poem. The third edition, corrected and enlargedLondon; Printed for W. Flexney, opposite Gray's-Inn-Gate, Holborn; J. Wilkie, in St. Paul's Church-Yard; and J. Robson, in New Bond-StreetD775 D275d / 1-SIZE JCB Call Number D775 D275d / 1-SIZE Accession Number 63-193 Format Visual Material Subject Artifacts, industry, and human activities Slavery Language English 1.5X 1.1X Dimensions 21.5 cm. x 29 cm. Material ink paper Technique engraving Add to project Close notification Looks like you're on a mobile device To annotate, collaborate, and publish projects you need to switch to desktop.