Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839

KEMBLE, Frances Anne

Published by Harper & Brothers, New York, 1863
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Title: Journal of a Residence on a Georgian ...

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York

Publication Date: 1863

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: First American edition.


Octavo. Original green blind-tooled cloth, gilt-lettered on spine. Provenance: Ellen W. Clarke (contemporary inscription on pastedown dated June 1863). This important anti-slavery work employs the author's letters and journal kept during her 1838-39 stay at a cotton and rice plantation in the sea islands of Georgia. She describes in great detail the horrible living conditions. First issue with the ads and word "about" repeated on line 6, page 314. Clark, Old South III:478 ("Minute detail on the difficulties of slaves, especially the women"); Downs, Books that Changed the South 8; Howes K-70; Sabin 37329; Willingham & Harwell 54. Some light wear at extremities, generally bright. Bookseller Inventory # 400576

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