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Wikoff, Henry:

SECESSION, AND ITS CAUSES, IN A LETTER TO VISCOUNT PALMERSTON, K. G., PRIME MINISTER OF ENGLAND.

Ross & Tousey, New York: 1861 84pp. Disbound without wraps, several old rubberstamps, else Very Good. DAB's sketch of Wikoff, "an author and adventurer, of dubious origins," includes this "pamphlet dispute with Palmerston." His long, detailed discussion of the history and economics of slavery in the New World justifies the South's insistence on maintaining and expanding its Peculiar Institution. He argues that, "Free Black labor is a mere illusion!" FIRST EDITION. LCP 11195. XX DAB 198. Not in Sabin, Bartlett, Work, Blockson, Eberstadt, Decker.


Book Id: 17946

Price: $150.00

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