Boston: Richard G. Badger The Gorham Press, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. 20 x 13.5 cm. Sm 8vo. 281 pages. 281 pages. Black cloth red lettering. Missing 2 of the 15 photograph plates, fig 5 and 6. Corners are bumped. Rubbing to cloth. Fair. Item #53650
"Pseudo-scientific ethnological and sociological examination of African Americans at the turn of the century, with emphasis on the bestial nature of blacks and their tendency to violate white women, with some disturbing graphic descriptions and pictures of lynchings."(PBA Galleries). Quoted on the title page: "A mixed race; a fatal stumbling-block that has cost more than one Latin race the crown of empire." - John Cameron Grant.