Thaddeus Stevens. Elizabeth Lawson.

Thaddeus Stevens

New York: International Publishers, 1942. First Edition, First Printing. 12mo, 5 x 7 1/4 inches (128 x 186 mm), 31, [1] pages in original stapled wrappers. Some rubbing to the front wrapper, soiling and a small nick to the rear cover. Pages slightly toned but clean. A Very Good copy Admiring biography of American anti-slavery congressman Thaddeus Stevens, written from a decidedly left-wing viewpoint: "It was the merchants, the bankers, the shippers--allies of slavery--who ruled Northern politics. And the consciences of these men were padded with Southern cotton." (Page 8). Issued by the main publishing arm of the Communist Party. An interesting account of an abolitionist's life. Item #1399

Price: $30.00

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