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The Negro in the abolitionist movement
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The Negro in the abolitionist movement

By Aptheker, Herbert

New York: International Publishers, 1941. Paperback. 48p., lightly shelfworn wraps, staples rusted, title page unevenly toned, else good condition.

$15.00

Christianity and Emancipation; or The Teachings and The Influence of the Bible Against Slavery
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Christianity and Emancipation; or The Teachings and The Influence of the Bible Against Slavery

By Thompson, Joseph P.

New York: Anson D. F. Randolph, 1863. Paperback. 86 pages, paperback, covers edge-chipped, textblock on better paper, still intact and solid. Thompson was the pastor of Broadway Tabernacle Church in New York City.

$45.00

One continual cry;\
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One continual cry;" David Walker's Appeal to the colored citizens of the world (1829-1830) [with] its setting & its meaning by Herbert Aptheker, together with the full text of the third - and last - edition of the Appeal

By [Walker, David] and Herbert Aptheker

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.

$12.00

American to the Backbone. The Life of James W. C. Pennington, the Fugitive Slave Who Became One of the First Black Abolishonists
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American to the Backbone. The Life of James W. C. Pennington, the Fugitive Slave Who Became One of the First Black Abolishonists

By Webber, Christopher L.

New York: Pegasus Books, 2011. Hardcover. Unpaginated preliminaries, 493p., period illustrations reproduced on inserted coated stock, a first edition hardbound in dust jacket. Jacket has a small closed tear at rear flap-fold, else completely sound and quite clean; signed by author Webber over his printed titlepage credit and dated June 2014.

$15.00

Years of experience; an autobiographical narrative
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Years of experience; an autobiographical narrative

By Kirby, Georgiana Bruce

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 reform (and time spent as a matron), the south, and the anti-slavery movement.

$125.00

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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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]

By Green, James J.

New York: International Publishers, 1964. Paperback. 39p., slender paperback, ownership name, otherwise very good. First published 1943.

$10.00

Autobiography, memories and experiences. In two volumes
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Autobiography, memories and experiences. In two volumes

By Conway, Moncure Daniel

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 movement, and includes many memories of that and his experiences with African Americans.

$45.00

Jailbreak out of history; the re-biography of Harriet Tubman. Draft/work in progress, chapter four: women & children armed
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Jailbreak out of history; the re-biography of Harriet Tubman. Draft/work in progress, chapter four: women & children armed

By Lee, Butch

Chicago | Montreal: Stoopsale Kersplebedeb, 2000. Paperback. 90p. .wraps. Variant in perfect bound black glossy printed wraps with ISBN. Anarchist interpretation.

$15.00

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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Over the river... Life of Lydia Maria Child, abolitionist for freedom, 1802-1880. A companion book to the epic documentary of the same name

By Jackson, Constance L.

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.

$12.00

3 against slavery; Denmark Vesey, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass
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3 against slavery; Denmark Vesey, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass

By Spencer, Philip [Aaron Kramer]

New York: Scholastic Book Series, 1972. Hardcover. 128p., period illustrations, first printing, hardcover with some shelfware to boards, else very good. Prepared for the young adult audience. Spencer was the penname of Aaron Kramer, a left poet and literary critic.

$20.00

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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Out of bondage and other stories; centennial edition, edited by Llewellyn R. Perkins, foreword by Arthur Schomburg, Robinson Biography by Mary Robinson Perkins

By Robinson, Rowland E.

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.

$25.00

Beginnings of sisterhood; the American woman\'s rights movement, 1800-1850
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Beginnings of sisterhood; the American woman's rights movement, 1800-1850

By Melder, Keith E.

New York: Schocken Books, 1977. Hardcover. 199p., first edition, very good condition in a shelf worn dj. Studies in the life of women.

$12.00

Modern agitators: or pen portraits of living American reformers
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Modern agitators: or pen portraits of living American reformers

By Bartlett, David W.

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 fair-only shape, with chips and exposed card, and some tattering; spine is faded and titling dim. The hinges are okay. Short articles on N.P. Rogers, Theodore Parker, Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe and others.

$35.00

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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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 ..

By [Amistad mutiny]; Ángel Calderón de la Barca; Charles Jared Ingersoll

[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.

$100.00

British slave emancipation 1838-1849
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British slave emancipation 1838-1849

By Mathieson, William Law

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.

$15.00

The Negro in English literature, a critical introduction
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The Negro in English literature, a critical introduction

By McCullough, Norman Verrle

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.

$15.00

The war against proslavery religion: abolitionism and the northern churches, 1830 - 1865
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The war against proslavery religion: abolitionism and the northern churches, 1830 - 1865

By McKivigan, John R.

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.

$45.00

Their right to speak, women\'s activism in the Indian and slave debates
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Their right to speak, women's activism in the Indian and slave debates

By Portnoy, Alisse

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005. Hardcover. xii, 290p., long inscription by the author on the title page else very good condition in like dj.

$15.00

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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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

By Drayton, Daniel

New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Hardcover. 122p. Reprint of the 1855 edition. Some browning to front endpapers along gutter.

$15.00


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