The Old Plantation: A Poem. Joseph Addison TURNER.

The Old Plantation: A Poem.

Atlanta: Emory University, 1945. Paperback. Edited by Henry Prentice Miller. Small 4to. Stiff tan wrappers. 53pp. Very good. Tight and internally fine, with mild wear to outer wrappers (only). Errata slip. Item #47136

No. 3 in Series II of "Emory University Publications Sources & Reprints" series, which sought to "Reproduc[e] rare manuscript and printed materials in the Emory University Library, edited by members of the University faculty. Limited editions." Turner (1826-68) was a Georgia plantation owner, writer, editor and newspaper publisher -- and unabashed slavery supporter, as this poem attests. The third title in their Series I (1943) included Turner's autobiography.

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