"THE ONE AND ONLY NATION WHERE SLAVERY IS MAINTAINED… AND FOSTERED IN THE HEARTS OF THESE MODERN CHILDREN OF LIBERTY"
MITCHELL J[ohn]. Truth About America…. Electoral System. London, 1860.
First edition of the British journalist's pointed attack on the gulf between America’s Revolutionary ideals and the reality of slavery, targeting the two-party electoral politics of "a slippery country and slippery people," published with America poised at the brink of Civil War, in original gilt-stamped cloth. $2800.