The White Slaves of England. Compiled from official documents
by COBDEN, John C.
Auburn: Miller Orton & Mulligan, 1854. "Fifth Thousand". Octavo (19.5cm.); original blind-embossed reddish-pink cloth, gilt-lettered spine, pink endpapers; 498,(ads)pp.; tissue-guarded frontispiece serving as additional engraved title page and 10 leaves of plates. Spine and extremities faded to tan, gilt rathered dulled, minor foxing to preliminaries, else Very Good and sound overall. Title page calls for twelve "spirited illustrations," though appears to have only been issued with eleven. Account of the dire working conditions of the British poor and working class. Includes chapters on "Slavery in the British Mines," "Slavery in the British Factories," "Slavery in the British Workshops," and "Coolie Slavery in the British Colonies." (Inventory #: 28945)
The history, literature, and art of American social movements, including Civil Rights, Feminism, Labor History, Radical Politics, and Counterculture.
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