Author:A Former Resident of the South (Darius Lyman)

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Leaven for Doughfaces; or Threescore and Ten Parables Touching Slavery

By: A Former Resident of the South (Darius Lyman)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Bangs and Company: 1856

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16403


Blindstamped, brown cloth with gilt illustration on front and faded gilt titles on spine. The book has edge, corner and surface wear with corner rubbed to boards and evidence (fading) of an old dampstain on the bottom corners, front and rear. Please see scan. There is no evidence of this dampstain in the interior. Overall the book is square and securely bound, a solid, presentable copy about VG. This work was an attack on slavery, especially those in the North who allowed Southern ideas on slavery to stand. "Doughface" was a term coined to describe these politicians, whose politics wer... View more info