Title The Higher Law, in its Relations to Civil Government: with Particular Reference to Slavery, and the Fugitive Slave Law
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher Auburn Derby & Miller 1852
Seller ID 1841756
Auburn: Derby & Miller. 1852. First Edition. ix, 204 pp. Original dark brown cloth, intricate blind-stamped design on boards, gilt titles. Frontispiece of William Seward, to whom the volume is also dedicated. A powerful anti-slavery polemic, in which the relationship between civil government and slavery is fully examined, and the arguments of those advocating the continuation of slavery are systematically dismantled. Sabin 33113. KEYWORDS: AMERICAN HISTORY SLAVERY ABOLITION ABOLITIONIST SLAVES FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT CIVIL WAR ERA Condition Notes: First edition. Minor repairs to spine foot, minor loss from head & foot, a few pages lightly foxed.