New York. Carleton. 1863.
308pp, 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, decorative embossed cloth covered boards with gilt lettered spine (hardbound). Covers lightly soiled, head and tail of spine frayed, edges rubbed, corners softly bumped, scattered soiling. Binding tight. Overall good to very good condition. Edmund Kirke was a pen name for James Roberts Gilmore. A tale of travel in the south, with chapters such as The Negro Meeting, Balck Clairvoyance, The Negro Sale, The Lynching. Actors in the events are frequently quoted in African American venacular (ebonics). Item #40714