Jamaica in 1850: or, The Effects of Sixteen Years of Freedom on a Slave Colony. John BIGELOW.

Jamaica in 1850: or, The Effects of Sixteen Years of Freedom on a Slave Colony

New York: George P. Putnam, 1851. First Edition. 12mo (18.5cm.); publisher's blind-embossed plum cloth, gilt-lettered spine; [2],iii,[1],iv,214pp. Corners bumped, spine toned to tan, endpapers and rear cover dampstained, though not bleeding into textblock; Good, internally sound. Critical description of Jamaica following abolition, written by an editor of the New York Evening Post, describing four hundred thousand acres of arable plantation land abandoned and going to seed. LCP - AFRO-AMERICANA 1168; SABIN 5305.

Price: $200.00

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