Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1857. First edition. 8vo (7.63 x 5.25 inches), original blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt decoration and lettering to the spine, 329, ,  pages. Spine and board edges sunned; some general light wear and soiling; in good to very good condition. Item #20292
“The object which the writer of the following pages proposes, is, to advocate the teachings of the Scriptures. In his opinion, they recognize slavery, beyond all doubt, cavil, or dispute.” An anonymous novel of plantation life and slavery with a pro-slavery perspective, owing much (if only in its opposition to) Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Preliminary blank excised.