New York: Van Evrie, Horton & Co., 1861. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. 339 PP + 3 PP ads. Very Good. Item #3763
First edition in complete form. Parts originally published in pamphlet form in 1853. Original black cloth binding with "blue" endpapers. Very attractive copy of this famously racist diatribe on the inferiority of the the negro in America. The author addresses the misconceptions of the negro in Europe, the "delusions" of Wilbeforce and many of the characteristics (hair, color, brain size) that mark the negro as inferior to the caucasian. Publisher catalog of "Anti-Abolition" works at rear. Old bookstore label to front pastedown. Scattered foxing. Very light wear to boards and spine.