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Rope & Faggot. A Biography Of Judge Lynch by  Walter White

Rope & Faggot. A Biography Of Judge Lynch

by Walter White

First edition. 8vo. Original yellow cloth with titles and decorations in black and red on front cover and spine, xiii [3], 272 pp., iv pp. index, preface, frontispiece, appendix, bibliography, index. "In this book Walter White sets down the findings of ten years' study of lynch-law and of personal investigation of dozens of lynchings. Here, for the first time, the various factors, economic forces, religion, sex, theories of racial superiority, Nordicism, the Klan, which have produced the background for one of the most popular of American institutions, are accorded comprehensive treatment and discussion." ----- dust jacket promotional blurb. Former owner's inked name on front pastedown sheet, else a very good, clean copy in dust jacket with chips, nicks, and wear to the extremities, corners, and spine ends, with a 1 1/4" x 2" chip at foot of spine.

Inventory Number: 40958

$275.00