History of Slavery and the Slave Trade 1860
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History of Slavery and the Slave Trade
Ancient & Modern
Including The African Slave Trade
and the Political History
of Slavery in the U.S.
was originally the property of a noted New Jerseyan, Jacob Van Buskirk Jr.. The
Van Buskirk history in N.J. goes back to the 17th C. This particular
branch of the family lived in Bergen
County, and a biography
and engraving of Jacob Van Buskirk (Sr.) is pasted in the book, and is signed
by his son Jacob Van Buskirk Jr.
The frontspiece of this volume contains a fine steel engraving of Havana and some other
illustrations, mostly of which exhibit moderate to heavy foxing. The text pages
have only light, scattered foxing and are in, generally excellent condition,
making the volume a good copy for reading and research, the quality of the
paper used being excellent. The volume consists of 856 pages divided into
chapters detailing the history of slavery from ancient times. The first 10
chapters comprising of 100 pages or so deal with the ancient aspects of
slavery; the rest of the volume deals with the aspects of slavery in the new
world and in the U.S.
in particular. The last 40 pages or so contain many interesting tables on
slavery and related topics.
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