Acceptable. Library markings and a little worn otherwise in pretty good conditon Former Library book. Hardcover The item is fairly worn but still readable. Signs of wear include aesthetic issues such as scratches, worn covers, damaged binding. The item may have identifying markings on it or show other signs of previous use. May have page creases, creased spine, bent cover or markings inside. Packed with care, shipped promptly.
Very good in very good dust jacket. Top page block darkening, age-toning. Else clean with light reading wear. Textured red and smooth black paper over boards. 468 p. Black & white photo section, center plus frontispiece. Audience: General/trade. U.S. History / "Age of Neoslavery". From the Civil War through the dawn of World War II, tens of thousands of African-Americans were arbitrarily arrested, hit with large fines, then charged for the costs of their arrests. Without means to pay, the prisoners were sold as forced laborers to coal mines, lumber camps. brickyards, railroads, quarries, farm plantations. Others were seized by southern landowners and forced into years of involuntary servitude. For decades after abolition, armies of "free" black men labored without compensation, were bought and sold, beaten and tortured. Research is based on original documents and narratives.
Very Good Minus in Very Good Plus jacket. 6.4 x 1.6 x 9.5 inches. First Edition. First Printing. Pages are clean with no markings from previous owners. Light wear to cloth at spine ends and corners. Binding is tight. Spine is slightly cocked. Boards are lightly soiled. Text block is lightly soiled. Dust jacket has some slight edgewear, creases and closed tears at spine ends and corners. PICTURES PROVIDED UPON REQUEST.
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