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image of America's black past; a reader in Afro-American history

America's black past; a reader in Afro-American history

by Foner, Eric, ed

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1970
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$17.00

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New York: Harper & Row, 1970. Hardcover. xiv, 684p., first edition hardbound in tan cloth boards and dust jacket; the most serious flaw is a marginal bracket in red inkstick. Readers will also find that top and tail rims of book itself are slightly crimped else and the dj is just slightly edgeworn. All in all a good copy… Read more
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image of The Black Image in the White Mind: the debate on Afro-American character and destiny, 1817-1914

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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1972. Paperback. xiii, 343p., preface, footnotes, very good first Torchbook trade paperback edition in pictorial wraps.
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$15.00
image of Speeches of Gerrit Smith. In Congress, 1853-'4

Speeches of Gerrit Smith. In Congress, 1853-'4

by Smith, Gerrit

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1854
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$125.00

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Washington DC: Buell and Blanchard, 1854. Paperback with individually paginated sections, 14, 24, 15, 8, 5, 7, 7 pages; a couple of tears to the spine panel, otherwise very good. Speeches by the radical abolitionist, supporter of John Brown, vegetarian and rationalist. Includes "No slavery in Nebraska: No slavery in the nation: Slavery an outlaw.
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image of American slavery and after [with] Notes to American slavery and after [pair]

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San Francisco: Olema Press, 1984. Hardcover. Two volumes. [American slavery ..., vii, 345p; Notes ..., v, 862,], original cloth binding, both volumes ex library with all the usual markings. Olshausen, a radical San Francisco lawyer, spent much of his life working on this history of American slavery, focusing on jurisprudential questions. He took the manuscript with him when he… Read more
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$45.00
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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$18.00
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Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

by Blight, David W.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2018
ISBN
9781416590316
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$18.00

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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 Snow-Storm in August; Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835

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New York: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday, 2012. Hardcover. xv, 334p., scattered b&w period illustrations, hardbound first edition cased in two-color boards gilt and the dust jacket. Spine ends have been crimped slightly (careless storage?) affecting rims of casing and dj, a dj label announces a clearance sale with corresponding remainder dot inked onto bottom text edge, a perfectly… Read more
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$12.00
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 A nation under our feet; black political struggles in the rural south from slavery to the great migration

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Cambridge: Belknap Press, 2003. viii, 610p. + 16p. illus., unclipped dj, hardcover with boards slightly splayed, else very good.
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Work and Labor in Early America

by Innes, Stephen, editor

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1988
ISBN
9780807842362
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$12.00

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Chapel Hill: Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture by the University of North Carolina Press, 1988. vii, 297p., no illustrations, softbound in 9x6 inch glossy decorated wraps. A nice, clean, very good copy.
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A mercy

by Morrison, Toni

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2008
ISBN
9780307264237
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$12.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008. Hardcover. 167p., first edition, first printing, very good condition in like dj.
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image of Traveling Women; Narrative Visions of Early America

Traveling Women; Narrative Visions of Early America

by Imbarrato, Susan Clair

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2006
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$15.00

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Athens OH: Ohio University Press, 2006. xiii, 254p., illustrated with a limited number of facsimiles and period imagery, first edition hardbound in 9x6 inch blue boards lettered silverfoil, and a dust jacket. From a scholar's personal library, she has lightly pencilled marginal comments, brackets and shaky underlines throughout much of the book (might be useful). Other than pencillings we… Read more
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image of Them dark days; slavery in the American rice swamps

Them dark days; slavery in the American rice swamps

by Dusinberre, William

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1996
ISBN
9780195090215
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$25.00

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Hardcover. xiv, 556p., illustrated with tables and a line map, hardbound first printing in red cloth boards gilt and glossy dust jacket. Book itself is immaculate, dj spine panel is sunned (titling remains quite legible): absolutely clean, sound and unmarked. On South Carolina and Georgia.
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image of Africans in Bondage; Studies in Slavery and the Slave Trade. Essays in Honor of Philip D. Curtin on the Occasion of the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of African Studies at the University of Wisconsin

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Madison WI: The University of Wisconsin Pess, 1986. Paperback. 378p., text reproduced from a keyboard-set ms, illustrated with tables and line maps, softbound in 9x6 inch decorated wraps. The lower corner has a bad bump affecting front cover corner-tip and perhaps one whole third of the textblock, and back cover bears a tiny bump at the head. An else… Read more
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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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Crossing the river a novel [signed]

by Phillips, Caryl

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1994
ISBN
9780679405337
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$15.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. Hardcover. 237p., warm personal inscription signed by Phillips, very good first US edition in quarter-cloth boards and dj. The Afro-Caribbean author's fourth novel focuses on the slave trade and on the return to Africa.
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image of The Circular: Devoted to the Sovereignty of Jesus Christ; Vol. 11, No. 17, Thursday June 5, 1862

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Oneida, NY: Published by the Oneida Community, 1862. Newspaper. pp66-68,12 x 17.5 inches, self-wraps secured by folding, wraps worn else very good condition. Includes discussion of the Civil War and slavery.
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Up From Slavery

by Washington, Booker T., introduction by Booker T. Washington III & illustrations by Denver Gillen

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1970
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$35.00

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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1970. Hardcover. xxi, 212p., color frontis, introduction, chronology, preface, illustrated with color plates, fine limited illustrated edition #558/1500 copiesbound in half-cloth boards, gilt title label on spine in near-fine tan slipcase with title label on spine.
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Economic History of Cuba

by Le Riverend, Julio

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1967
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$15.00

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Havana: Book Institute, 1967. Hardcover. 277p., illustrated with scattered period and press photography, hardbound in 9x6 inch pebbled gray boards titled in blind, in dust jacket. The book itself is mildly shelf- and edgeworn with a neat small ownership signature on the ffep, the dj is quite edgeworn with some chipping and wrinkling; sound, clean and unmarked except for… Read more
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Slavers of the South Seas

by Dunbabin, Thomas

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1935
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$30.00

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Sydney: Angus & Robertson Ltd, 1935. Hardcover. xv, 308p., preface, heavy foxing on edges and endpapers, Agency stamp on front free endpaper otherwise good first Australian edition in blue buckram boards and unclippededgeworn dj with chipping to head of spine affecting the title and soiling to rear panel. Dunbabin "pieced together" the story of the slavers from accounts by… Read more
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