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Frederick Law Olmsted
Frederick Law Olmsted / Journeys & Explorations in the Cotton 1st ed #306003
London: Sampson Low, Son & Co, 1861. Journeys and Explorations in the Cotton Kingdom. A Traveller's Observations on Cotton and Slavery in the American Slave States Ray Bradbury. First Edition Two volumes. Octavo. 376; iv, 404 pages. Large folding map. "Based upon three former volumes of journeys and investigations by the same author." Olmsted, the white landscape architect behind New York City's Central Park, made three trips into the American South in the 1850s, visiting Virginia, the Carolinas, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Texas. He wrote about his experiences, first for newspapers, then as three books, and finally for this two-volume consolidated edition of his travels. While Olmsted did not coin "cotton kingom", it had rarely appeared in print prior to the publication of this book. In tw [Thumbnails Below]. [Attributes: First Edition]
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