Category: Slave Trade


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The Convict Ships 1787-1868

By: Bateson, Charles

Price: $58.50  $52.65

Publisher: Glasgow, Brown Son & Ferguson: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038700

Condition: Near Fine

The dramatic story of the convict transportation system, the actual conveyance of prisoners from England and Ireland to Australia. The convict ships 'proper'. Does not cover the felons shipped from India, Cape of Good Hope, Mauritius, Bermuda, Canada . 355pp View more info

The English Prison Hulks

By: Branch - Johnson, W. With Foreword By Hugh J. Klare

Price: $22.50  $20.25

Publisher: London, Christopher Johnson: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049888

Condition: Near Fine

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Olde London Punishments

By: Brooke, Alan and Brandon, David

Price: $10.80  $9.72

Publisher: U. K., The History Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063860

ISBN: 0752454560

Condition: New

128pp illust. View more info

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Africa Squadron : The U. S. Navy and the Slave Trade, 1842-1861

By: Canney, Donald L.

Price: $13.50  $12.15

Publisher: Washington, Potomac Books: 2006

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 043509

ISBN: 1574886061

Condition: New

Donald L. Canney 's study is the first book-length history of the U.S. Navy 's Africa Squadron. Established in 1842 to enforce the ban on importing slaves to the United States, in twenty years time the squadron proved ineffective. To officers and enlisted men alike, duty in the squadron was unpopular. The equatorial climate, departmental neglect, and judicial indifference, which allowed slavers back at sea, all contributed to the sailors frustration. Later, the most damaging allegation was that the squadron had failed at its mission. Canney investigates how this unit earned a poor reputation a... View more info


By: Collister, Peter

Price: $22.50  $20.25

Publisher: Rex Collings London 1980: 1980

Seller ID: 006942I

First edition. Hardbound Fine in Fine DJ Supressing, not undertaking. View more info

American Life A Narrrative of Two Years' City and Country Residence in the United States

By: Felton, Mrs.

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: Bolton Percy: 1843

Seller ID: 063703

Condition: Very Good Minus

Boards faded, soiled and worn. Name ffep. Fold-out map of New York. Title page and endpapers soiled. Binding tight, contents unmarked. Corner crease page 91. Notation rear endpaper. Comments on slavery before the Civil War. Size: 4 1/2 x 6 3/4 View more info

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The Atlantic Sound

By: Phillips, Caryl

Price: $5.85  $5.27

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 019274

ISBN: 0375401105

Condition: New

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Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution

By: Schama, Simon

Price: $5.40  $4.86

Publisher: U.S.A., Ecco / HarperCollins: 2006

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 067139

ISBN: 006053916x

Condition: Near Fine

Rough Crossings turns on a single huge question: if you were black in America at the start of the Revolutionary War, whom would you want to win? In response to a declaration by the last governor of Virginia that any rebel-owned slave who escaped and served the King would be emancipated, tens of thousands of slaves -- Americans who clung to the sentimental notion of British freedom -- escaped from farms, plantations and cities to try to reach the British camp. This mass movement lasted as long as the war did, and a military strategy originally designed to break the plantations of the America... View more info

History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque with an Account of the Slave Trade

By: Williams, Gomer

Price: $121.50  $109.35

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 080878

Condition: Very Good

Binding worn, otherwise a clean copy. Has Mudie's Select Library sticker to front cover. 718pp View more info