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Lot 151

White Supremacy and Negro Subordination, 1870

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White Supremacy and Negro Subordination, second edition, by J. H. Van Evrie, published by Van Evrie, Horton, & Co., New York, 1870, bound in red cloth with gilt spine, this overtly racist book takes a pseudo-scientific stance in it's support of slavery in America and across the world. Van Evrie, an American physician, has been described as "perhaps the first professional racist in American history".

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Rubbing to boards and spine, with some loss to spine ends, corners bumped, missing first few pages, including first illustration, the book begins with the title page, some sporadic foxing, ''Caucasian'' illustration with some loss to corner, binding tight

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