Slavery in the French West Indies Including the Code Noir Peytraud, Lucien Pierre. L'Esclavage aux Antilles Francaises Avant 1789, D'Apres des Documents Inedits des Archives Coloniales. Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1897. xxii, 472 pp. Octavo (9-3/4" x 6-1/2"). Later half morocco over marbled boards, gilt fillets and title to spine. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, author presentation signature to front free endpaper. $850. * Second edition. A detailed study of slavery including the Code Noir in the French West Indies based on a close study of archival sources. Originally a doctoral dissertation published in 1877, this work was reprinted several times, most recently in 2012.
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