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image of Slavery, Imperialism and Freedom: studies in English radical thought

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New York: Monthly Review Press, 1978. Hardcover. 346p., preface, bibliography, very good first edition in cloth-covered boards and lightly yellowed dj. Chapters on Bulwer-Lytton's "England and the English" the Victorian Freethinker, Christian Socialism, the influence of the Paris Commune, Fabian Socialism and Churchill.
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image of Soul Mates: the Oberlin correspondence of Lucy Stone and Antoinette Brown, 1846-1850

Soul Mates: the Oberlin correspondence of Lucy Stone and Antoinette Brown, 1846-1850

by Stone, Lucy & Antoinette Brown, edited by Carol Lasser & Marlene Merrill

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Published
1983
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Oberlin, OH: Oberlin College, 1983. Paperback. viii, 100p., introduction, methods, afterword, biographical notes, ownership name, sunning else good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps.
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Southern emancipator Moncure Conway, the American years 1832-1865

by d'Entremont, John

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Published
1987
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1987. Hardcover. xiv, 282p., first edition very good condition in a slightly dusty dust jacket. Southnern abolitionist, feminist & freethinker.
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image of The lesson of the hour. Wendell Phillips on abolition & strategy, edited & introduced by Noel Ignatiev

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Chicago: Charles H. Kerr, 2001. Paperback. 159p., wraps, very good condition. Young America series, classics from the first hundred years of American radicalism.
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A Memorial of George Bradburn. By his wife

by Bradburn, Frances C.

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Published
1883
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Boston: Cupples, Upham and Company, 1883. Hardcover. 250p., cloth-covered boards, 5x7.5 inches, frontispiece portrait of Bradburn along with one other portrait of Bradburn. ex-library with accession number on spine, previous owner's name penned on free front endpaper, pp51/52 and 63/64 torn at top edge due to poorly opened leaves else very good condition. Bradburn, who died in 1880, was… Read more
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The Pantarch: a biography of Stephen Pearl Andrews

by Stern, Madeleine B.

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Published
1968
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Austin: University of Texas Press, 1968. xviii, 208p., frontispiece portrait of Andrews, illus., very good condition in a price-clipped and lightly worn dj with a small stain on the rear panel. Andrews was an anarchist, abolitionist, and co-founder of the Modern Times utopian community.
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The Pantarch: a biography of Stephen Pearl Andrews

by Stern, Madeleine B.

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Published
1968
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Austin: University of Texas Press, 1968. xviii, 208p., frontispiece portrait of Andrews, illus., very good condition in a price-clipped and lightly worn dj. Dj is unevenly toned along top edge. Andrews was an anarchist, abolitionist, and co-founder of the Modern Times utopian community.
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The Pantarch: a biography of Stephen Pearl Andrews

by Stern, Madeleine B.

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1968
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Austin: University of Texas Press, 1968. xviii, 208p., frontispiece portrait of Andrews, illus., very good condition in a price-clipped and lightly worn dj. Andrews was an anarchist, abolitionist, and co-founder of the Modern Times utopian community.
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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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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 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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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 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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The Negro in English literature, a critical introduction

by McCullough, Norman Verrle

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Published
1962
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Ilfracombe, Great Britain: Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd, 1962. Hardcover. 176p., introduction, bibliography, notes, very good first edition in cloth boards and heavily-clipped dj affecting text on inner-flap. Chapters on Shakespeare, poetry, novels and essays.
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image of The war against proslavery religion: abolitionism and the northern churches, 1830 - 1865

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Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1984. Hardcover. 327p., preface, introduction, appendix, abbreviations, notes, bibliography, index, very good first edition in cloth boards and unclipped but edgeworn dj with short closed tears.
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image of Personal memoir of Daniel Drayton. for four years and four months a prisoner (for charity's sake) in Washington jail. Including a narrative of the voyage and capture of the schooner pearl

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New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Hardcover. 122p. Reprint of the 1855 edition. Some browning to front endpapers along gutter.
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image of Letters to the Colonization Society; with a view of its probable results, under the following heads: the origin of the Society; increase of the coloured population; manumission of slaves in this country; declarations of legislatures, and other assembled bodies, in favor of the Society.... addressed to the Hon. C.F. Mercer. Second edition, enlarged and improved

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Philadelphia: Young, printer, 1832. Pamphlet. 32p., disbound, foxing, 5.25x8.25 inches, tables. This copy lacks the two maps and illustrations called for. Second edition.
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$75.00