Lectures on the Philosophy and Practice of Slavery as Exhibited in the Institution of Domestic Slavery

By: Smith, William A.

Price: $200.00

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Book Condition: Very Good-


Dark brown, blindstamped cloth with gilt titles on spine. Corners slightly turned but overall a still attractive copy. The interior has some foxing, particularly on the first twenty to thirty pages. A former owner's bookplate is on the front pastedown. Book is square and securely bound with no tears or parting. Overall, this copy is VG to VG-. This book is a defense of slavery by William A. Smith who was a Methodist Episcopal minister and President of Randolph Macon College in Virginia. Smith, who was a professor in Moral and Intellectual Philosophy, argued that slavery was required by scripture, philosophy and natural lights and would last in perpetuity. Ministers, college professors and moral philosophers don't always get things right. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 328 pages

Title: Lectures on the Philosophy and Practice of Slavery as Exhibited in the Institution of Domestic Slavery

Author Name: Smith, William A.

Categories: African - American,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: Nashville, Stevenson & Evans: 1856

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Seller ID: 16693

Keywords: Africn-Americn Black Negro Slavery