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image of Marcel Proust: a biography, a new and expanded edition in one volume]

Marcel Proust: a biography, a new and expanded edition in one volume]

by [Proust, Marcel] George D. Painter

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Published
1987
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9780394576695
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New York: Random House, 1987. Hardcover. xxii, 446p., endpaper maps, prefaces, bibliography, references, supplementary select bibliography, indexes, extensive footnotes, two glossy b&w photo sections, originally published by Chatto & Windus out of London in 1959, then in the United States by Atlantic Little Brown in 1965 and later as a two-volume set in 1978 by Random this is the… Read more
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image of Workingmen and drink, extracts from circular of T.V. Powderly to the Knights of Labor

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New York: National Temperance Society and Publication House, 1893. Small handbill, 5x8.5 inches, printed on one side only, paper toned. National Temperance Society no. 101.
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image of Mr. Baldwin made the following report: (To accompany bill S. No. 4)... [Request by the American Colonization Society for remuneration to cover the expenses of resettling children captured from the slaver ship Pons]

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Washington DC: [GPO], 1850. 8p., disbound pamphlet, otherwise minor handling and toning. 31st Congress, 1st Session, Senate. Rep. Com. No. 14. In 1845, a US-built ship called the Pons was discovered to be carrying hundreds of African captives, most of them under 20 years of age, destined for slavery in the Western hemisphere. The children are described as having… Read more
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image of Kenneth and John B. Rayner and the limits of southern dissent

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Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1993. Hardcover. xiii, 361p., first printing, hardcover, mildly worn unclipped dj, boards mildly splayed, else very good. Blacks in the New World. John Rayner, son of the North Carolina politician, was the son of Kenneth Rayner's union with a slave. He led a migration of Black farmworkers to Texas in 1880, then became the… Read more
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image of Berlin Gesetzlich Geschutzt. Photo Lithogr. v. Wilh. Schutz, Grossh. S. Hofbuchbinderei u. Albumfabrik, Eisenach. Vue totale / Total View

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[Berlin]: Der Viewbucher, no date, late 19thC. Glossy monochrome (b&w) lithographed urban scenes in a familiar format: these are based on photography with artists' touch-ups and reproduced on a single long leaf folded accordion-style. Find 36 plates (several are vignette multiples and one a double panorama), the long leaf coated and tinted orange-y cream with red line-drawn frames for… 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 Siegfried Sassoon: the making of a war poet a biography, 1886-1918

Siegfried Sassoon: the making of a war poet a biography, 1886-1918

by [Sassoon, Siegfried] Jean Moorcroft Wilson

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Published
1998
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9780415973830
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New York: Routledge, 1998. Hardcover. viii, 600p., introduction, glossy b&w photo sections, endnotes, appendix of family trees, select bibliography, index, light stain to cover and first few pages else good first edition, first printing trade paperback stated in pictorial wraps. First of Wilson's bios.
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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 A Massacre in Memphis: The Race Riot That Shook the Nation One Year After the Civil War

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New York: Hill and Wang, 2013. xiv+269p., hardcover, boards & unclipped dj a bit bumped at upper corners, else very good first edition.
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image of The Sacrificial Years: a chronical of Walt Whitman's experiences in the Civil War

The Sacrificial Years: a chronical of Walt Whitman's experiences in the Civil War

by [Whitman, Walt] John Harmon McElroy, editor

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Published
1999
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9781567920796
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Boston: David R. Godine, 1999. Hardcover. xix, 167p., illustrated endpapers, frontis, introduction, sources, index, illustrations, very good first edition stated incloth boards and bright unclipped dj.
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image of Tasting Freedom: Octavius Catto and the Battle for Equality in Civil War America

Tasting Freedom: Octavius Catto and the Battle for Equality in Civil War America

by Biddle, Daniel R.and Murray Dubin

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Published
2010
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9781592134656
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Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2010. Hardcover. x+616p., hardcover, unclipped dj, boards a bit splayed, else very good first edition.
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image of Israel on the Appomatox: a Southern experiment in Black freedom from the 1790s through the Civil War

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. Hardcover. x, 640p., preface, postscript, documents, sources and interpretations, notes, index, in-text illustrations and maps, good second printing in quarter-cloth boards and rubbed, unclipped dj. On Richard Randolph's freed slave community, the Israelites of Israel Hill Virginia.
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image of Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

by Yoshitoshi. John Stevenson, compiler, Donald Richie, intro

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Published
1992
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9780295971704
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Hong Kong / Seattle: Blue Tiger Books / University of Washington Press, 1992. Second edition, following the 1983 first; 92p., hardbound, a huge folio measuring 14.5x10.5 inches, black boards titled red, in a glossy dust jacket. Color prints are reproduced full-page and face page-long commentary. The sole flaws we see are a lengthy ownership presentation in western calligraphy on… Read more
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image of Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

by Yoshitoshi. John Stevenson, compiler, Donald Richie, intro

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1992
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9780295971704
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Hong Kong / Seattle: Blue Tiger Books / University of Washington Press, 1992. Second edition, following the 1983 first; 92p., hardbound, a huge folio measuring 14.5x10.5 inches, black boards titled red, in a glossy dust jacket. Color prints are reproduced full-page and face page-long commentary. The sole flaws we see are a long shallow bump (about 3 inches) to… Read more
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image of The Riddle of 'Man-Manly' Love: the pioneering work on male homosexuality volume 1

The Riddle of 'Man-Manly' Love: the pioneering work on male homosexuality volume 1

by Ulrichs, Karl Heinrich, translated by Michael A. Lombardi-Nash, foreword by Vern L. Bullough

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Published
1994
ISBN
9780879758660
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$75.00

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Buffalo: Prometheus Books, 1994. Hardcover. 333p., introductions, footnotes, appendices, very good first US edition and printing in black buckram boards and gilt, unclipped dj. Includes sections on Uranian love.
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image of Ch'i Pai-shih: his life and works

Ch'i Pai-shih: his life and works

by Chu, Charles

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Published
1980
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New Haven: Far Eastern Publications, Yale University, 1980. Paperback. xvi, 27, 46 pages, [7] leaves of plates, softbound in 9x6 inch plain printed greyblue wraps. Slight edgewear, a corner-tip of back cover mildly creased, expect some pencillings in characters on front and back panels. Revised edition (the first issue in 1967). Mirror series B, no. 13. Chinese work on… Read more
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image of Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

by Yoshitoshi. John Stevenson, compiler, Donald Richie, intro

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1992
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9780295971704
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Hong Kong / Seattle: Blue Tiger Books / University of Washington Press, 1992. Second edition, following the 1983 first; 92p., hardbound, a huge folio measuring 14.5x10.5 inches, black boards titled red, in a glossy dust jacket. Color prints are reproduced full-page and face page-long commentary. The book proper is a little scuffed, with some white streaks and faint abrasions… Read more
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image of Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

by Yoshitoshi. John Stevenson, compiler, Donald Richie, intro

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Published
1992
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9780295971704
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Hong Kong / Seattle: Blue Tiger Books / University of Washington Press, 1992. Second edition, following the 1983 first; 92p., hardbound, a huge folio measuring 14.5x10.5 inches, black boards titled red, in a glossy dust jacket which has been supplied with a neatly-cut mylar sur-wrapper. Color prints are reproduced full-page and face page-long commentary. The sole flaw we see… Read more
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image of [Photographic cabinet card portrait of the actress Charlotte Saunders Cushman]

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Boston: Warren's, under the superintendence of Mr. S.B. Heald, n.d.. 2.5x4.25 inch card with mounted image of the actress, reverse printed with the studio's information, some scarring to reverse as if removed from an album, as well as a later pen inscription reading "America's Sarah Siddons / First inter national American actress Charlotte Cushman, 1816-1876." Cushman's lesbian relationships were… Read more
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image of Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

by Yoshitoshi. John Stevenson, compiler, Donald Richie, intro

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Published
1992
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9780295971704
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Hong Kong / Seattle: Blue Tiger Books / University of Washington Press, 1992. Second edition, following the 1983 first; 92p., hardbound, a huge folio measuring 14.5x10.5 inches, black boards titled red, in a glossy dust jacket. Color prints are reproduced full-page and face page-long commentary. The sole flaw we see is a faint small bump to head of casing… Read more
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