Lay This Body Down: The 1921 Murders of Eleven Plantation Slaves. Gregory A. Freeman.

Lay This Body Down: The 1921 Murders of Eleven Plantation Slaves

Chicago: Lawrence Hill Books, Chicago Review Press, Incorporated, 1999.

First Edition. Hardcover. 9 3/8" X 6 1/4". xviii, 195pp. Inscribed by Gregory A. Freeman on half-title page to Earlene Scottt, owner of Scott's Books in Newnan, Georgia. Mild shelfwear to unclipped dust jacket, with moderate dust soiling to rear panel. Deep teal paper over boards with spine backed in red cloth and lettered in gilt. Binding is firm and sound with sharp corners and bright, clean pages. A very presentable signed first edition of this history of "the last victims of American slavery," "a vivid, haunting story of a long-forgotten incident [that] helps to illuminate the long journey of African Americans from slavery to freedom. Fine / very good +. Item #2920
ISBN: 1556523548

Price: $35.00