Lot 125 of 522:
The Impending Crisis in the South, 1857  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$168
$200 - $300

The Impending Crisis in the South: How To Meet It

Helper, Hinton Rowan

New York

Burdick Brothers



420 pp. (8vo) 7¼x4¾", original blindstamped brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition.

"Voicing the conclusion that slavery was economically unsound, this work of a southern `poor white', officially banned in the South, vied in popularity and influence with the sentimental Uncle Tom's Cabin" - Howes H400.

Lot Amendments

Spine faded, some staining and fading to covers; foxing and staining along text block edges, internal foxing and toning, previous owner's signature in pencil; overall about very good.

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