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image of The Mighty Experiment. Free Labor versus Slavery in British Emancipation

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New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. Hardcover. 307p., hardbound in blue boards titled silverfoil and dust jacket. Mild edgewear to casing and dj with a couple tiny corner-tip turnings; sound and unmarked, but very faintly musty. The especially susceptable should be wary, most will not notice. The teeterings of slavery advocacy and abolitionism. From p.237, what sounds like a… Read more
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Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

by Blight, David W.

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Published
2018
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9781416590316
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2018. Hardcover. xx+888p., illus., hardcover, unclipped dj in protective mylar casing, boards slightly splayed, else very good.
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image of The Black Hearts of Men; Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002. Hardcover. 367p., illustrated with a number of period portraits and a rare group daguerrotype, hardbound in clothbacked boards gilt with glossy color dust jacket. The book itself bears a deep reader's crease (vertical, to spine panel) and "leans" rather badly, while the dj is near-fine; former owner appears to have set dj aside when… Read more
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image of Freedom National; The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865

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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2013. Hardcover. xxiv, 596p., illustrated with line maps and a few facsimiles, hardbound in 9.5x6.5 inch boards and dust jacket, the first edition in fine condition: absolutely sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of Escape on The Pearl; The Heroic Bid for Freedom on the Underground Railroad

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New York: William Morrow / HarperCollins, 2007. xiii, 432p., illustrated with WashDC plat maps and a substantial section of period photographs, hardbound first edition in cocoa and black boards gilt and dust jacket. An as-new copy: entirely sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of Unsettling the West; Eliza Farnham and Georgiana Bruce Kirby in Frontier California. Foreword by Kevin Starr

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Santa Clara / Berkeley: Santa Clara University / Heyday Books, 2004. Paperback. xvii, 343p., scattered b&w vignette illustrations from period imagery, softbound in 9x6 inch decorated wraps; quite sound, but the front free endsheet is lightly foxed, perhaps because of the newsclip book review laid in (we have retained it), an otherwise clean copy unmarked except for the author's… Read more
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image of Democracy Reborn; The Fourteenth Amerdment and the Fight for Equal Rights in Post-Civil War America

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New York: Henry Holt and Company / A John Macrae Book, 2006. Hardcover. xii, 333p., illustrated with an insert section of b&w period photography and imagery, first edition boards in dust jacket. Casing of book itself is sunned and a little handled, while the dj is near-fine, and unclipped. A sound, clean, unmarked copy.
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image of Bury the Chains; Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2005. ix, 468p., illustrated with b&w period images reproduced on inserted coated stock, first edition hardbound in brown- and black-papered boards gilt-titled, enclosed in dust jacket. A very good copy, we see no flaws: sound, clean and unmarked, as is the dj.
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image of A documentary history of the Negro people in the United States; preface by Dr. W. E. B. DuBois. Volume I, from colonial times through the Civil War

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New York: The Citadel Press, 1973. Paperback. 532p., paperback, third edition, covers scuffed, interior clean, Volume 1 only.
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The Negro in the abolitionist movement

by Aptheker, Herbert

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Published
1941
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$15.00

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New York: International Publishers, 1941. Paperback. 48p., lightly shelfworn wraps, staples rusted, title page unevenly toned, else good condition.
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New York: Humanities Press, 1965. Trade Paperback. 150p., worn wraps with the publisher listed as Marzani & Munsell on the spine else good condition. Published for A.I.M.S.
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Years of experience; an autobiographical narrative

by Kirby, Georgiana Bruce

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Published
1887
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1887. Hardcover. iii, 315p., first edition, original gilt-decorated cloth binding soiled with bumping of corners, minor foxing of fore edges, corner cut off of front decorated endpaper, obit pasted on the endpaper else good condition. *Egbert p. 135. Kirby writes about Brook Farm (she was a member), her experiences in prison… Read more
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image of Wendell Phillips; the story of the great abolitionist leader, fighting democrat, staunch friend of labor, advocate of women's rights, and brilliant orator; with excerpts from his speeches. [sub-title from front wrap]

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New York: International Publishers, 1964. Paperback. 39p., slender paperback, ownership name, otherwise very good. First published 1943.
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Autobiography, memories and experiences. In two volumes

by Conway, Moncure Daniel

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Published
1904
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Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1904. Hardcover. 2 vols. [xiv, 451, x, 482p.], front., illus., Lightly worn blue cloth boards, especially at edges. previous owner's bookplates to front pastedown endpapers. No dj. First edition. Conway started out as a Methodist minister, later left the church and became active in freethought circles. He was also very active in the abolitionist… Read more
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image of Over the river... Life of Lydia Maria Child, abolitionist for freedom, 1802-1880. A companion book to the epic documentary of the same name

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Rolling Hills Estates, CA: Permanent Productions, 2008. xxix, 97p., very good paperback, inscribed by the author. "A biography of a popular writer who, in the mid-19th century, supported the immediate abolition of slavery, which caused adverse public response that catapulted her into advocating for African-American rights, for women's rights, and for better treatment of Native Americans" - publisher's blurb.… Read more
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3 against slavery; Denmark Vesey, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass

by Spencer, Philip [Aaron Kramer]

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Published
1972
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New York: Scholastic Book Series, 1972. Hardcover. 128p., period illustrations, first printing, hardcover with some shelfwear to boards, else very good. Prepared for the young adult audience. Spencer was the penname of Aaron Kramer, a left poet and literary critic.
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image of Out of bondage and other stories; centennial edition, edited by Llewellyn R. Perkins, foreword by Arthur Schomburg, Robinson Biography by Mary Robinson Perkins

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Rutland: Chas. E. Tuttle Company, 1936. Hardcover. 255p., minor stains on fore edge else very good condition in an edge worn dj with a small sticker over the dj flap price and a closed tear neatly repaired on the rear panel. Stories of black life, with a strong emphasis on the underground railroad, by the white Vermont abolitionist.… Read more
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Modern agitators: or pen portraits of living American reformers

by Bartlett, David W.

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Published
1856
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New York: Miller, Orton & Mulligan, 1856. Hardcover. 396p., steel-engraved frontis portrait (tissue-guard torn), second edition. Mild foxing and toning throughout the textblock plus occasional small stains, one signature is started badly and is held by only one thread, ownership legend on endsheet from 1867. The black cloth casebinding with its blind-pressed decorations and gilt spine titling is in… Read more
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image of Schooner Amistad. June 24, 1846 : Mr. C.J. Ingersoll, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, made the following report : the Committee on Foreign Affairs, to whom was referred the Secretary of State's letter of the 19th of March, 1846, communicating the Spanish minister's (Mr. Calderon de la Barca's) letters to the present and last Secretary of State, concerning the Spanish schooner Amistad, respectfully report ..

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[Washington DC], 1846. 17p., disbound, slight crimping and mild foxing of text, otherwise sound and clean. 28th Congress 1st session. Rep. no. 753, Ho. of Reps. Reprints communications from the Spanish minister Mr. Calderon, discussing the ongoing Amistad case and the irritation it continued to cause in US-Spain relations.
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British slave emancipation 1838-1849

by Mathieson, William Law

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Published
1967
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New York: Octagon Books, 1967. Hardcover. xi, 243p., preface, introduction, footnotes, conclusion, index, very good reprint of the 1932 edition in green cloth boards and gilt. Continuation of the author's "British Slavery and its Abolition 1823-1838.
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