Life and Liberty in America: or, Sketches of a Tour in the United States and Canada in 1857-58

By: Mackay, Charles

Price: $65.00

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Book Condition: Very Good-


Blindstamped, deep brown covers with faded gilt tiles on spine. Some edge, corner and surface wearwith some minor loss at bottom of spine and area nest to spine edge. Please see scan. Two former owner's bookmarks -- one on front pastedown and one on the ffep. Interior foxing, as is common in this title. Overall, the book is square and the binding secure with no tears or parting. G+ to VG-. This is the of an antebellum trip to the US, with a number of chapters on the South, by a British citizen. Mackay observes and discusses slavery, evincing a somewhat positive attitude toward the Southern owners. The book is of interest for itsfirsthand descriptions of slavery. Mackay is more famous for his Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds. ; 10 B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 413 pages

Title: Life and Liberty in America: or, Sketches of a Tour in the United States and Canada in 1857-58

Author Name: Mackay, Charles

Categories: African - American,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1859

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Seller ID: 16692

Keywords: American History Travel African - American Black Negro Slavery