SLAVERY UNMASKED; being a truthful narrative of a three years'…

SLAVERY UNMASKED; being a truthful narrative of a three years' residence and journeying in eleven southern states; to which is added the invasion of Kansas, including the last chapter of her wrongs by TOWER, Philo, Rev. < >
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SLAVERY UNMASKED; being a truthful narrative of a three years' residence and journeying in eleven southern states; to which is added the invasion of Kansas, including the last chapter of her wrongs

Edition: First Edition

Rochester (New York): E. Darrow, 1856. Octavo, original brown cloth decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered. pp [2], xv, [1], (17)-432, [2] + frontispiece illustration. Slight sunned spine has moderate wear to ends, gilt lettering dulled; some spotting to covers; private owner label, ink and pencil names, to front free endpaper; damp stain to upper outer corner of front free endpaper through page 50; small chip to fore margin of pp 17-18; some typical foxing to endpapers and text; tanning to page edges; else generally VG, tight and unworn. Though purportedly truthful, Howes T-310 calls it "The wildest flight of anti-slavery fantasy." Clark, Travels in the Old South: III, 500: "Atrocity stories, especially those involving female slaves, were given special emphasis." The frontispiece depicts on one side slaves enjoying themselves dancing in costume to a banjo player while the other side shows slaves in a cotton field with a woman being whipped.

Book ID: 40860
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