Columbus, Ohio: H. Miller. 1860. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket. Item #2335451
1860 printing. Sabin 5800. Binding repaired by previous owner, edges rubbed, 1 inch split to top of front joint, front and end matter lightly foxed, pencil name and date on front flyleaf.
xvi, -866 pp. 8vo. An early American study of the institution of slavery, from its earliest recorded examples through the prologue to the American Civil War. Includes commentary on John Brown and the incident at Harper's Ferry, as well as his execution, and also an appendix discussing the Dred Scott decision.