Washington, DC: Carnegie Institute, 1937. First Edition. Large 8vo, pp. 386. Bound in browned stiff printed wraps, A very good copy. Item #55565
The purpose of the set was "to furnish an unbiased picture of American slavery as an actual institution, social and economic, by drawing off from printed reports of cases in the highest state courts and those of the United States, all factual statements and quotations illustrating slavery and the life of the Negro, and accompanying these by compressed versions of the law as pronounced by respective courts."