Washington DC: GPO, 1912. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 7 3/4 X 11 3/4 Inches. Good +. Item #2442
Original 1912 text rebound in period library binding with title stamping to front cover. From the personal collection of Dr. Leonard Campbell of Macon, GA. Campbell notably testified in the 1962 trial against the two white police officers in Macon, GA who were accused of murdering seventeen year old A.C. Hall. The event has been dubbed, "The Death of Justice in Macon" by Emory University. It is of particular note that Campbell testified that the shooting of Hall appeared to him to be murder. Original bookplate from Dr. Campbell on the FFEP. Signed and dated by Campbell on the FFEP. Library of the NY Post Graduate Medical School stamped on spine and one library stamp mostly removed on title-page. Short closed tear to bottom edge of title-page.
A well loved copy, but and important bibliography with an interesting ownership association.