Item #29434 The Industrial Resources, Etc., of the Southern and Western States: Embracing A View of Their Commerce, Agriculture, Manufacturers, Internal Improvements, Slave and Free Labor, Slavery Institutions, Products, Etc. of the South. Volume II only. J. D. B. De Bow, Professor of Political Economy in the University of Louisiana.
The Industrial Resources, Etc., of the Southern and Western States: Embracing A View of Their Commerce, Agriculture, Manufacturers, Internal Improvements, Slave and Free Labor, Slavery Institutions, Products, Etc. of the South. Volume II only.
The Industrial Resources, Etc., of the Southern and Western States: Embracing A View of Their Commerce, Agriculture, Manufacturers, Internal Improvements, Slave and Free Labor, Slavery Institutions, Products, Etc. of the South. Volume II only.

The Industrial Resources, Etc., of the Southern and Western States: Embracing A View of Their Commerce, Agriculture, Manufacturers, Internal Improvements, Slave and Free Labor, Slavery Institutions, Products, Etc. of the South. Volume II only.

New Orleans: Published at the Office of De Bow's Review, 1853.

First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Volume II (of 3): iv, 560 pages, [3]. Green cloth hardcover stamped in blind on the covers. Gilt title and faded gilt illustration on the spine. Former institutional copy with gift donation label in the upper left corner of the front paste down from the Southern University Library Clariosophic Society By (hand signed) Col. J (or I) G. Harvey No 449". A purple oval stamp is located on the rear paste down and page 302 from the Southern University Library, Alabama. Edge and shelf wear to the cloth binding. Spine edges torn. Stain in the upper right corner of the right front flyleaf. Light to moderate scattered foxing and toning to the contents. Hinges are in good condition. A lengthy note regarding Josephine and Napoleon written in pencil on the right front flyleaf. Much of the contents promote the institution of Slavery including an excerpt titled "Negro-Mania" (pages 196-205) taken from "Negro-Mania: being an examination of the falsely assumed equality of the various races of men by John Campbell, Philadelphia: Campbell & Power." A second article on Slavery is located on pages 205-238 titled "Negro Slavery - Memoir on, By Chancellor Harper; Prepared For, and Read Before, the Society for the Advancement of Learning, of South Carolina - Part I." The third defence is titled "Negro Slavery At the South - Letters of Governor Hammond to Thomas Clarkson appearing on pages 238-264. Pages 265-269 is a reprint, from 1844, of Mr. Calhouns Letter to Mr. King on Negro Slavery. Pages 269-292 is an article on Slave laws of the South. Pages 292-302 is titled "Negro Population - Life Statistics." More articles on Slavery are found in pages 302-345. This is volume 2 only (of 3). Fair condition. Fair. Item #29434

Price: $200.00