Which One? And Other Ante Bellum Days.
Which One? And Other Ante Bellum Days.

Which One? And Other Ante Bellum Days.

According to this author…


According to Pleasants, the South as it was —a kind and supportive environment for African-American house slaves. Preface: “I have collected four striking types of house-servants to perpetuate in print [...] what was the real ante bellum family slave.” Written mostly in dialect. Inscribed by the author to an anonymous recipient, dated in the year of the book’s publication: “Sis memor mei! Yours cordially Mary M. Pleasants / Hollins May 31st 1910.”


Description: Which One? And Other Ante Bellum Days.

Boston: James H. Earle Co., (1910). 90pp. First edition. Four halftone plates, portraits.  Signed by the author. Green cloth with gilt. A very good copy.

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