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WILLEY, AUSTIN. - The history of the antislavery cause in state and nation.

Title: The history of the antislavery cause in state and nation.
Description: Portland, Brown Thurston and Hoyt, Fogg & Donham, 1886.Original pictorial cloth with text 'Go Free' and gilt illustration with Lincoln and slave on cover. With 19 (mostly) photographic portraits. XII,503 pp.First edition. - 'For broader and richer intelligence the work goes back centuries to the origin of the African slave-trade, sketches its horrible progress, its legal abolition by the British government, and the abolition of slavery under it and in other countries. Slavery is then followed to this continent, and traced down to the Revolution, and to the Abolition Ara. Then opens the great conflict; its principles, objects, measures, and true spirit, all carefully outlined till slavery fell' (Preface).Work p.305; Afro-Americana 11227.

Keywords: America North America U.S.A. slavery

Price: EUR 104.50 = appr. US$ 113.58 Seller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 8572