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Annual Report of the Superintendant of Soldiers' Orphans of Pennsylvania for the year 1883

by Greer, John M. ; J.J. Brierer ; et al

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1883
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Harrisburg: Lane S. Hart, State Printer. Very Good. 1883. First Edition. Hardcover. Autograph; 78 pages; Clean, complete and secure in original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. Inscribed "Compliments of J. J. Bierer" on ffep; former owner's stamp on title "Bibliotheca Abbatiae O.S.B." 16 full page wood engravings (15 of orphan homes/schools… Read more
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AMERICA'S RACE PROBLEMS Addresses at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Philadelphia

by DuBois, W.E. Burghardt ; George T. Winston; Edward A. Ross; et al. ; [Hennen Jennings' copy]

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Published
1901
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Near Fine
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New York: McClure, Phillips and Company. Near Fine. 1901. First Edition. Hardcover. 187 pages; Clean and secure in original navy blue cloth binding with stylized gilt lettering at spine and front board. Original owner's name stamped on ffep "H. Jennings." OCLC 868014826 A fascinating collection of articles on… Read more
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THE NEGRO QUESTION

by Cable, George W. ; [Hennen Jennings' copy]

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1903
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good+. 1903. Hardcover. vi, (2), 173 pages; Clean and secure in original brown cloth binding with pink lettering at spine and front board. Original owner's name on ffep - "H. Jennings." George Washington Cable (1844 – 1925) was a southern American novelist notable for his portrayals of Creole life… Read more
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THE AMERICAN NEGRO What He Was, What He Is, and What He May Become. A Critical and Practical Discussion

by Thomas, William Hannibal ; [Hennen Jennings' copy]

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1901
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New York: Macmillan Company. Very Good. 1901. Hardcover. xxvi, (2), 440, (2) pages; Original owner's name on endpaper "H. Jennings", otherwise contents are clean and secure in original cloth binding. OCLC 458288822 William Hannibal Thomas (1843 – 1935) was an African American teacher, journalist, judge, writer and legislator. In 1859, he… Read more
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Journal of Rachel Wilson Moore, Kept During a Tour to the West Indies and South America, in 1863-64 With Notes from the Diary of her Husband; together with His Memoir

by Truman, George ; Rachel Wilson Moore ; John Wilson Moore

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Published
1867
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Philadelphia: T. Ellwood Zell. Very Good. 1867. First Edition. Hardcover. 274 pages; Contents clean and secure in original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine; gilt faded at spine, cloth rippled on boards, old owner's name erased from front endpaper. OCLC: 768863 (v)-vii, (1), 9-274 As the Civil War… Read more
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THE LONE-STAR OF LIBERIA being the Outcome of Reflections on our Own People With an Introduction by Madame La Contesse C. Hugo

by Durham, Frederick Alexander ; An African of Lincoln's Inn, Student-at-Law

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Published
1892
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First Edition; First Printing
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London: Elliot Stock. Very Good. 1892. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 331 pages; Clean and secure in original light brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front board. Image of Liberian flag in gilt on front board. Some minor rubbing to lower corners and spine ends, cloth faded along outer edge of rear board.… Read more
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Reminiscences of College Days

by Fonvielle, William Frank

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1904
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Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton. Very Good-. 1904. First Edition. Hardcover. 143 pages; Contents complete and secure in original brown cloth with faded gilt lettering at spine. Cloth worn at corners and spine ends, floral patterned endpapers chipped and starting at front hinge. Illustrations include fifteen portraits (mostly from photographs), one view of the college (drawing) and… Read more
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WITH GLORY I SO HUMBLY STAND

by Lynch, Edie ; [SIGNED]

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Published
1982
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Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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First Edition
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9780533049219
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New York: Vantage Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Autograph; A book of wonderful photographs of people in Jamaica by this noted African American photographer and film maker (see DAUGHTERS OF THE DIASPORA - A Filmography of Black Women Independent Film and Video Makers Compiled by John Williams; published in Black… Read more
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THE FISK UNIVERSITY, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

by Harper's

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Published
1876
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New York: Harper's Weekly. Very Good. 1876. Engraving. Wood Engraving; 1 pages; A wonderful hand-colored wood engraving depicting Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. Matted in white stock with clear mylar. Image measures 7" by 9" (11" x 14" matted) From Harper's Weekly, January 1876. This wonderful architectural print of the University includes several… Read more
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East Hampton, from the Church Belfry [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

by Fenn, Harry

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Published
1873
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New York: D. Appleton. Very Good. 1873. Engraving. from Picturesque America; Wood Engraving; 1 pages; A beautifully hand-colored engraving of East Hampton viewed from the Church Belfry, Long Island, New York, from Picturesque America. Image 8 7/8 x 6 3/16" (11" x 14" matted). Matted in white stock with clear mylar. Shows a… Read more
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The Art of D.C. Politics - Broadsides, Banners and Bumper Stickers

by Haskins, Faye P

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2000
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Washington, DC: Historical Society of Washington. Near Fine. 2000. Paperback. Washington History, Volume 12, Number 2, Fall/Winter 2000/2002; Clean and tight in original wrappers. Other articles in this issue of Washington History include: Growing Up in Washington (I, II, III, IV) by Austin Kiplinger; The Telephone Comes to Washington: George C. Maynard, 1839-1919 by… Read more
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JAMAICA NEGRO PROVERBS AND SAYINGS

by Anderson, Izett ; Frank Cundall

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Published
1927
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Very Good+
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Second Revised Edition
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London: Institute of Jamaica. Very Good+. 1927. Second Revised Edition. Softcover. Collected and Classified According to Subjects. 1927 Edition. Pictorial wrappers, toned at spine, faint crease at top right corner. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in… Read more
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GOMILLION VERSUS LIGHTFOOT The Tuskegee Gerrymander Case

by Taper, Bernard

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Published
1962
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Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1962. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 118 pages; Clean and tight in original publisher's binding in very nice dustjacket with a tiny closed tear at bottom edge of rear panel. OCLC: 1053913 The first case of its kind to be argued before the Supreme Court,… Read more
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Tower-Rock, on the Mississippi [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

by Kilburn ; S.F. Brown

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1854
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Boston: Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-room Companion. Very Good. 1854. Engraving. Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-room Companion; Wood Engraving; 1 pages; A beautifully hand-colored engraving of Tower-Rock, on the Mississippi, from Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-room Companion. Image measures 6.5" x 9.75" (11" x 14" matted). Matted in white stock with clear mylar. From the text: … Read more
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En Amérique - De New-York a la Nouvelle-Orléans

by Huret, Jules

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Published
1913
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Later Printing
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Paris: Bibliothéque Charpentier. Very Good. 1913. Later Printing. Hardcover. 3 p.l., 420 pages; Contemporary dark blue ribbed cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Minor toning to the text leaves, tiny (3 mm.) tear at the top of the spine -- several leaves have minor marks apparently left by pressed flowers (no longer present). The first of… Read more
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Philadelphia: Merrihew and Thompson. Very Good-. 1841. Paperback. 84 pages; Original printed blue wrappers. Wrappers have light chipping at spine & edges,faint tide line about 1" from top edge of pages. OCLC: 3798120 This work takes issue with some political chicanery enacted regarding a treay between the Federal government and the Seneca Indians,… Read more
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Life of Jehudi Ashmun, Late Colonial Agent in Liberia

by Gurley, Ralph Randolph

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Published
1835
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Washington DC: James C. Dunn. Very Good. 1835. First Edition. Hardcover. 396; 160 pages; With an Appendix, containing extracts from his Journal and other Writings; with a brief Sketch of the Life of the Rev. Lott Cary. Contemporary full calf, edges of the boards showing considerable, deep rubbing, flat spine has the surface nearly rubbed away,… Read more
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THE EMPLOYMENT OF NEGRO TROOPS - SPECIAL STUDIES

by Lee, Ulysses ; [Gerhard Alden Gesell's copy]

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Published
1970
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Near Fine
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Washington, DC: Office of the Chief of Military History. Near Fine. 1970. Hardcover. xx, 740 pages; Clean and tight in original green cloth binding with folding maps in rear pocket. Not marked as such, but from the collection of Gerhard Alden Gesell (1910 – 1993) began his career as a staff trial lawyer and later… Read more
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The Well-Spent Hour. No. I. [and more]

by Follen, Eliza Lee Cabot ; (1787-1860)

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Published
1828
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Very Good-
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Second Edition
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Boston: Wait, Greene & Co. 13, Court Street. Press of Isaac R. Butts & Co.,. Very Good-. 1828. Second Edition. Hardcover. 108 pages; Contemporary (probably publisher's) boards backed with plain linen cloth. Brief contemporary ink inscription on the front free endpaper -- no other marks. The binding is worn and rubbed, with modest damage to… Read more
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ONE CRYSTAL AND A MOTHER

by Taylor, Ellen DuPois

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Published
1927
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Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
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First Edition
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New York: Harper & Brothers. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Original owner's name on ffep (dated 1927), toning to endpapers and foxing to foredge of pages. Dustjacket has some foxing and is toned at spine. The dustjacket has shallow chipping along top edge, corners and base of spine, faint stain at… Read more
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