The Black Man of the South, and the Rebels; or, The Characteristics of the Former, and the Recent Outrages of the Latter. AFRICAN AMERICANA, Charles STEARNS.

The Black Man of the South, and the Rebels; or, The Characteristics of the Former, and the Recent Outrages of the Latter

New York: American News Co., 1872. First Edition. Sympathetic view, by a first-hand observer, of African-American society in the South during Reconstruction. With much on the retrograde attitudes of white southerners, including some of the earliest first-hand accounts of the activities of the Ku Klux Klan. HOWES S-907. Octavo (19.5cm); publisher's green blind-ruled cloth, gilt-lettered spine; xiii,[14]-562pp.; frontispiece, 7 leaves of plates. Some brief chipping at cloth extremities, chiefly at spine crown, a couple signatures proud, early leaves rather chipped and toned due to poor paper stock, contemporary purple pencil ownership signature, else a Very Good tight copy.

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