Place Published: Falmouth
Publisher: R .Hunter, St Paul’s Church Yard
Date Published: 1832
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
UNCOMMON EARLY 1830’S JUVENILE RELIGIOUS BOOK (V) RELATING TO SLAVERY
12mo, 4 7/8” x 3 1/8”, , -144pp. Quite worn, original boards with with leather spine and “V” in guilt type on spine. Top of spine chipped and corners are all worn. Gift inscription owners name lightly penciled in the front end pager. Insides pages are age toned but no foxing thus very good. Good condition overall.
Interesting little book with many passages relating to slavery.
James Philp (son of Bev. Robert Kemp Philp) who died 1850;. b. Falmouth 4 Oct. 1800. Printer and publisher at Falmouth to 1836 and at Bristol from 1836 to 1846; Came to London 1846. Now (1875) resident at 67 Gloucester Crescent, Eegent's Park, London. The Christian Child's Faithful Friend. Falmouth, printed and published by J. Philp. Note. Edited by James Philp. First number appeared July 1829. This work continued to appear for several years.” quoted from BIBLIOTHECA CORNUBIENSIS. V2 - 1878 Page 491. Some contents quotes...
"....SUGAR IS THE GREAT ARTICALE OF TRADE AND WHICH CAUSES CHIEF MISERY OF THE NEGROS. THE LABOUR FOR GROWING IT IS THE MOST SEVERE AND CONTINUED...."
"THE UNNATURAL EXERTIONS OF THE SLAVES, DURING CROP TIME ARE KEPT UP BY THE TERROR OF THE WHIP...."
"...THERE ARE SOME EVEN OF THE PLANTERS WHO ARE KIND TO THERE SLAVES AND WOULD BE GLAD TO PUT AN END TO SLAVERY, IF THEY KNEW HOW.”
Good. Item #2970