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Africa and the American Flag

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Africa and the American Flag

by [SLAVERY] FOOTE, Andrew H

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New York: D. Appleton & Co, 1862. Second Edition. Octavo (20.5cm). Green cloth titled in gilt on spine; yellow coated endpapers; 390,[18]pp; 8 tinted lithographs. A firm copy, rubbed at spine ends and bumped at corners, mildly foxed: Very Good.

Commander Andrew Hull Foote (1806-1963) served on the USS Perry from 1849 to 1851, suppressing the slave trade off the coast of Africa. In 1854 he published an abolitionist history of Africa, describing African cultures, American colonies, and the slave trade. He was a noted commander for the Union Navy until his unexpected death of kidney disease in 1863.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
Africa and the American Flag
Author
[SLAVERY] FOOTE, Andrew H
Book Condition
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Edition
Second Edition
Publisher
D. Appleton & Co
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1862
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Octavo
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