1857 HISTORY OF SLAVERY & SLAVE TRADE BY BLAKE ILLUS W/ ENGRAVINGS - LEATHER!
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The History Of Slavery And The Slave Trade, Ancient And Modern. The Forms Of Slavery That Prevailed In Ancient Nations, Particularly In Greece And Rome. The African Slave Trade And the Political History Of Slavery In The United States. Compiled from authentic materials by W. O. Blake. 1858, Columbus Ohio; pub. by J. & H. Miller.
Full leather embossed binding. Book measures 7.5" by 10.5" and is 3.5" thick! Binding is solid with gold lettering & embossing on the spine, hinges are strong, contents are complete with all engravings. Foxing throughout. A very nice copy, with the original binding in very nice condition!
Frontispiece illustration of the Havana harbour. Chapters: Preliminary Sketch - Ancient Slavery; Slavery in Greece - Athenian Slaves; Slaves of Sparta, Crete, Thessaly, &c. - The Helots; Slavery in Rome; Christian Slavery in North Africa; African Slave Trade From the Fifteenth to the Eighteenth Century; Slave Traffic of the Levant - Nubian Slaves; African Slave Trade in the Eighteenth Century;