Item #6365 Lay My Burden Down: A Folk History of Slavery. B. A. BOTKIN.

Lay My Burden Down: A Folk History of Slavery

Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1945. First Edition. Original cloth. 6 X 9 1/8 Inches. 286 PP. Very Good / Very Good. Item #6365

"In their own fascinating anecdotes and folk tales, former Negro slaves tell what slavery and emacipation meant to each of them." (From the Cover)

Scarce first printing of this selection of excerpts and complete narratives from the Slave Narrative Collection of the Federal Writers Project. Original illustrated cloth binding. Original price of $3.50 intact on front flap. Light chipping and a few shallow tears to DJ edges and folds. A scarce book in commerce.

Price: $100.00

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