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image of The Annual Reports of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States. Volumes 21-33. 1837-50

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New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Hardcover. Near Fine. Facsimile reprint. Octavo. Each year paginated separately. Folding map. Brown cloth gilt. Toning in the gutters of the endpapers, probably from binder's glue, top corner of front fly clipped, else near fine, issued without dustwrapper.
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The Making of the Mayor: Chicago, 1983

by HOLLI, Melvin G. and Paul M. Green, edited by

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Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780802870476
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Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1984. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Octavo. 172pp. Illustrated. Spine cocked, endpapers and margins with toning, one corner bumped, just about very good in a very good dustwrapper with a dampstain at the base of the spine.
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The Influence of Reconstruction on Education in the South

by KNIGHT, Edgar Wallace

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Published
1913
Condition
Good
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New York: Teachers College, Columbia University, 1913. Hardcover. Good. First edition. Tall octavo. 100pp. Neat owner name on front endpaper. Binding moderately worn and with a stain on the lower panel, front endpapers and first leaf moderately foxed, textblock edges soiled, about 35pp. with creases or slight loss at the lower corners, a good only copy.
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Berea College, Ky.: An Interesting History

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Published
1875
Condition
Very Good
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Cincinnati: The Elm Street Printing Company, 1875. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 12mo. 108pp. Illustrated. Frontispiece portrait of the Ladies' Hall. Ex-Historical Society with three stamps, spine cloth perished (but still sound), good only with the interior clean. Berea College, still in existence, is known as the first college in the South to be coeducational and racially integrated.… Read more
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Notes of a Processed Brother

by REEVES, Donald

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Published
1971
Condition
Near Fine
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New York: Pantheon Books, 1971. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Octavo. 480pp. Topstain partially faded else near fine in a very good dustwrapper with some wear at the spine ends. Account of a high school student's battle with the New York City Board of Education for a students' "Bill of Rights." Review copy with the slip laid… Read more
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[Promotional Brochure]: Langston Hughes: One of America's Most Distinguished Writers

by HUGHES, Langston

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Published
1960
Condition
Near Fine
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New York: Folkways Records, 1960. Unbound. Near Fine. Single leaf folded to make six pages. Near fine. Pamphlet promoting books and records by Hughes. A printed statement on the first page of the brochure reads: "The World of Langston Hughes is just a little larger and a little livelier than any world we lesser mortals know. Ted Poston,… Read more
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Scatman: An Authorized Biography of Scatman Crothers

by HASKINS, Jim with Helen Crothers

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780688085216
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New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc, 1991. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Reprint. Octavo. 224pp. Illustrated. Textblock edges lightly foxed, else fine in a fine dustwrapper with a bit of wear at the spine head.
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Theodore Weld: Crusader for Freedom

by THOMAS, Benjamin P.

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Published
1950
Condition
Fine
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New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University, 1950. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Octavo. 307pp. Blue-grey cloth with spine stamped in navy. Owner name on front pastedown, spine ends gently bumped, else fine in a very good dustwrapper with light soiling on the lower panel and some short chips and tears. Uncommon biography of the somewhat reclusive abolitionist. "There… Read more
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Sarah Jane Foster, Teacher of Freedmen: A Diary and Letters

by (FOSTER, Sarah Jane). Wayne E. Reilly

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Published
1990
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780813912844
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Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1990. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Octavo. Xpp. Edited by Wayne E. Reilly. With a foreword by Jacqueline Jones. 242pp. Fine. A lovely copy.
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Exodusters: Black Migration to Kansas after Reconstruction

by PAINTER, Nell Irvin

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Published
1977
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780394402536
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Octavo. 288pp. Illustrated. Textblock settles a bit toward toward the middle of the book, else fine in a very good or better dustwrapper with some even toning and a bit of wear at the spine head. History of the first post-emancipation migration to the north.
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Conservative Ordeal: Northern Democrats and Reconstruction, 1865-1868

by GAMBILL, Edward L.

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Published
1981
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780813813851
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Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1981. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Tall octavo. 188pp. Fine in fine dustwrapper with a lightly sunned spine. (N.B. Both the dustwrapper and binding titling claim the dates 1865-1869, but the title page and LOC information on the copyright page state 1865-1868, which we deferred to.).
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How Come Christmas

by BRADFORD, Roark

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Published
1950
Condition
Near Fine
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Reprint. Special edition, handset by Arthur Rushmore, at the Golden Press. 22pp. Illustrated by Peter Burchard. Pictorial papercovered boards over spine. Corners lightly rubbed, else fine in a very good dustwrapper with one inch loss on the spine head, nicks on spine ends and corners. As told by… Read more
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Landlord and Tenant on the Cotton Plantation

by WOOFTER, T.J.

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Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
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New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Hardcover. Very Good. Reprint of the 1936 edition. Octavo. 288pp. Binding lightly spotted, topedge foxed, offsetting at the gutters, very good.
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A History of the Freedmen's Bureau

by BENTLEY, George R.

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Published
1955
Condition
Near Fine
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Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1955. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Tall octavo. 298pp. Green cloth gilt. Vertical creases on first two leaves, else near fine without dustwrapper.
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October Brown

by CLAIR, Maxine

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Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
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(Baltimore, Maryland: ARTSCAPE / Time Printers, 1992. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Stapled wrappers. Near fine with sunning to the tope edge and very light edgewear. The 1992 ARTSCAPE Literary Arts Award-winning short story from this poety and author. Uncommon. *OCLC* locates four copies.
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image of The Annual Reports of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States. Volumes 34-43. 1851-60

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New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Hardcover. Near Fine. Facsimile reprint. Octavo. Each year paginated separately. Brown cloth gilt. Toning in the gutters of the endpapers, probably from binder's glue, else near fine, issued without dustwrapper.
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image of The Annual Reports of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States. Volumes 64-91. 1881-1910

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New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Hardcover. Near Fine. Facsimile reprint. Octavo. Each year paginated separately. Brown cloth gilt. Toning in the gutters of the endpapers, probably from binder's glue, top corner of front fly clipped, else near fine, issued without dustwrapper.
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New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Hardcover. Very Good. Facsimile reprint of an 1837 publication. 12mo. 517pp. Ex-library copy with bookplate, stamps, spine label, and withdrawn stamp, else very good, issued without dustwrapper.
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image of The Annual Reports of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States. Volumes 44-53. 1861-70

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New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Hardcover. Near Fine. Facsimile reprint. Octavo. Each year paginated separately. Folding maps. Brown cloth gilt. Toning in the gutters of the endpapers, probably from binder's glue, else near fine, issued without dustwrapper.
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image of Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman; Embracing a Correspondence of Several Years, While President of Wilberforce Colony, London, West Canada

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New York: Negro Universities Press, 1968. Hardcover. Very Good. Facsimile reprint of an 1856 publication. Octavo. 360pp. Ex-library copy with bookplate, stamps, spine label, and withdrawn stamp, else very good, issued without dustwrapper.
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$35.00