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The Papers of Frederick Law Olmstead: Volume II -- Slavery and the South, 1852-1857.

OLMSTED, Frederick Law.

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ISBN 10: 0801822424 / ISBN 13: 9780801822421
Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press [1981], Baltimore, 1981
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Edited by Charles E. Beveridge and Charles Capen McLaughlin. Small 4to. Brown cloth with gilt spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. xxi, 503pp. Frontispiece, illustrations. Near fine/very good. Faint jacket edgewear. Tight, handsome first edition of the second volume in this series of writings from the father of American landscape architecture and noted critic/journalist (1822-1903). Bookseller Inventory # 40934

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Title: The Papers of Frederick Law Olmstead: Volume...

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press [1981], Baltimore

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Olmsted the man belongs to his own time, but his work and words continue to have meaning today... The editors are preserving a life and a work instructive for the future as well as of the past. -- Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography

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"Olmsted the man belongs to his own time, but his work and words continue to have meaning today... The editors are preserving a life and a work instructive for the future as well as of the past."

(Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography)

"An indispensable work for any student of the Old South. The book is not merely indispensable; it is challenging and controversial."

(New York Times)

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