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THE HISTORY OF SLAVERY AND THE SLAVE TRADE, ANCIENT AND MODERN The Forms of Slavery That Prevailed in Ancient Nations, Particularly in Greece and Rome. the African Slave Trade and the Political History of Slavery in the United States

By Blake, W. O

Columbus, Ohio: H. Miller. G+/NONE. 1860. Later Printing. Hardcover. Original embossed leather with elaborate gilt decorations and title on spine. All plates present. All edges are marbled. Front and rear paste downs and endpapers also marbled. Some edgewear and corner bumping. Front hinge cracked but holding. Altogether in fairly nice condition, good or better. ; 4to; 866 pages; Massive and impressive work attempting to document the entire history of slavery, and tying the U. S. Practice of slavery within that historical context. The Dred Scott decision is appended to the work. This is a later printing, the first was published in 1857. .