Slave Ship. Photoplay title of 'The Last Slaver.'
King, Dr. George S.
Price: 25.00 USD
New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1933. 1933 date given but perhaps a bit later. Blue cloth in brightly illustrated dust jacket. 322 pp. With small inset black and white illustrations throughout. A Grosset and Dunlap reissue tying into a 20th Century Fox Photoplay. NO STILLS included. A work of historical fiction based on the true account of the last American slave ship 'The Wanderer' and its voyage bringing African slaves to America, as seen through a sailor duped into working on the ship. GOOD jacket and book. Mostly minor soiling and scuffing to the jacket. Light uneven fading and darkening. Heavy wear to the jacket at the head and tail of the spine, as well as to the corners, with heavy tearing, creasing, chipping and loss to these areas. A few other minor tears and creases present along the extremities. Book spine lightly sunned. Minor edgewear and fading to the covers. Interior solid with foxing to the page edges, minor toning and an ownership inscription present. Good.