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The Road to Harpers Ferry - Facts & Follies of the War on Slavery (1st Edition)

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It was for his bizarrely quixotic raid on Harper's Ferry that John Brown was executed; and it is from Harper's Ferry that his soul goes marching on. In this colourful and scholarly study, Mr Furnas examines not only the events immediately leading up to the Harper's Ferry raid itself, but also the whole history of the slave trade and the Abolitionist movement - both in the United States and in this country - which preceded it.

The book is a vivid and wide-ranging book; and the scene shifts from the noisome coastline of West Africa to the plantations of the West Indies and the southern states of America; from Clapham Common to the House of Parliament; from England to the United States on the brink of Civil War.

This first edition book is in good condition. There is rubbing and some tears to the dust jacket. Internally, the pages are clean and the binding is tight.

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First Edition
Author(s):
Furnas, JC
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First, 1961
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Faber and Faber
Title:
The Road to Harpers Ferry - Facts & Follies of the War on Slavery (1st Edition)

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It was for his bizarrely quixotic raid on Harper's Ferry that John Brown was executed; and it is from Harper's Ferry that his soul goes marching on. In this colourful and scholarly study, Mr Furnas examines not only the events immediately leading up to the Harper's Ferry raid itself, but also the whole history of the slave trade and the Abolitionist movement - both in the United States and in this country - which preceded it.

The book is a vivid and wide-ranging book; and the scene shifts from the noisome coastline of West Africa to the plantations of the West Indies and the southern states of America; from Clapham Common to the House of Parliament; from England to the United States on the brink of Civil War.

This first edition book is in good condition. There is rubbing and some tears to the dust jacket. Internally, the pages are clean and the binding is tight.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Furnas, JC
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First, 1961
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Faber and Faber
Title:
The Road to Harpers Ferry - Facts & Follies of the War on Slavery (1st Edition)

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