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Histoire de Pologne
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Histoire de Pologne

By Gieysztor, Aleksander; Stefan Kieniewicz; Emanuel Rostworowski; et alia

Warszawa: PWN - Editions Scientifiques de Pologne, 1971. Hardcover. 840p., plentiful illustrations throughout the volume, some in color, folded maps printed in black and green, an enormous textblock hard bound in textured white fabric, titled in red and gilt, and enclosed in a pictorial dust jacket (casebinding measures 9x6 inches and is nearly 3 inches thick). The dj is edgeworn with a couple tiny chips, no tape reinforcements, nothing clipped away, while the cased textblock is completely sound, clean and unmarked. A very good copy.

$30.00

Les systemes economiques dans l\'histoire et dans la theorie. Preface de Maurice Godelier; traduction de Claude Riviere et Anne Riviere
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Les systemes economiques dans l'histoire et dans la theorie. Preface de Maurice Godelier; traduction de Claude Riviere et Anne Riviere

By Polyani, Karl et Conrad Arensberg

Paris: Librairie Larousse, 1975. Paperback. 348p., softbound in 8x6 inch glazed blue wraps. A clean sound copy that has some small odd pressure-marks to a group of leaves (pp.95-130), else quite good. Sciences humaines et sociales. First issued Free Press 1957 in English as "Trade and Market in the Early Empires

$22.00

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

Lincoln, labor and slavery; a chapter from the social history of America
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Lincoln, labor and slavery; a chapter from the social history of America

By Schlüter, Herman

New York: Socialist Literature Co, 1913. Hardcover. 237p., spine stained, previous owner's name else good condition. German American Marxist. "On the attitude of class-conscious labor in Europe and the United States toward American Negro slavery...." *Egbert p. 102.

$15.00

Lincoln County Lore; From the Journal of Lieut. Theodore Talbot, U.S.A. On His Journey Through Lincoln County and Along the Oregon Coast in 1849. Entries Compiled and Notes on Contents by Leslie L. Haskin, Newport, Oregon. Reprinted from Files of Newport News
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Lincoln County Lore; From the Journal of Lieut. Theodore Talbot, U.S.A. On His Journey Through Lincoln County and Along the Oregon Coast in 1849. Entries Compiled and Notes on Contents by Leslie L. Haskin, Newport, Oregon. Reprinted from Files of Newport News

By Talbot, Lieut. Theodore, author; Leslie L. Haskin, compiler

Newport OR: Lincoln County Historical Society, undated, circa 195o. Pamphlet. 14p., small pamphlet in stapled 7x4.5 inch plain printed grey wraps, presswork done on newsprint which while toned remains supple enough to handle. Slight crimpings along spinefold but staples are bright, no ownership or any other markings, a very good copy. Lincoln County Historical Society, publication 1. Two items of interest: "The mountains were enveloped with such a dense mass of smoke, occasioned by some large fires to the south of us, that we could see but little of the surrounding country. These fires are of frequent occurrence in the forests of Oregon, raging with violence for months, until quelled by the continued rains of the winter season.." (p.4; then, from p.6:) "These [unnamed] Indians occasionally visit the Umpquas, with whom they are at peace, for the purpose of buying from them their prisoners, of whom they make slaves. Quite a traffic is thus carried on, the Alsea and Yacona Indians in turn selling these slaves at advanced prices to the Indians living about the Columbia

$15.00

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

World Conference on Records; Preserving Our Heritage. August6 12-15, 1980 Volume 9: Latin-American and Iberian Family and Local History
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World Conference on Records; Preserving Our Heritage. August6 12-15, 1980 Volume 9: Latin-American and Iberian Family and Local History

By Haigh, Roger M., panel moderator; et alia

Salt Lake City: USA Corporation of the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1980. Paperback. Texts of 13 or 14 papers and panels variously paginated, softbound in substantial 10.5x8 inch dark blue wraps, one of a series, this complete in itself, Mild edgewear, back cover bears several small gouges, clean and sound within, a good to very good copy. What to look for and where to establish ancestries. Much on Brazil and Brazilian slavery.

$25.00

Legion of Lust
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Legion of Lust

By Scott, Lukas

London: Zipper Books, 2004. Paperback. 211p., very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Homoerotic novel of discipline and desire set in ancient Britain under Roman rule.

$12.00

Maroon Comix: Origins & Destinies
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Maroon Comix: Origins & Destinies

By Saul, Quincy (ed.), Seth Tobocman, Songe Riddle, Mac McGill, Hannah Allen, Emmy Kepler, et al.

Oakland: PM Press, 2018. Paperback. 65p., 8.5x11 inches, illus., pictorial wraps, New. A graphic history of the Maroons, escaped slaves in the Americas.

$12.00

The Cape Colour Question: a historical survey
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The Cape Colour Question: a historical survey

By MacMillan, W. M.

London: Faber & Gwyer, 1927. Hardcover. xvi, 303p., frontis-portrait, tissue-guard loose but present, preface, introductory, chronology, appendix, index, footnotes, two maps at end of book, pencil underlines and marginalia throughout, maps wrinkled from mis-folding, previous ownership name, mild foxing on endpapers, first edition in green cloth boards and gilt with mild shelfwear, top edge stained green.

$25.00

The Anti-slavery reporter and aborigines\' friend Series VI. Vol. 2, no. 7 (April 1961)
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The Anti-slavery reporter and aborigines' friend Series VI. Vol. 2, no. 7 (April 1961)

London: Anti-slavery and Aborigines Protection Society, 1961. pp65-88, 6x9.75 inches, obituaries, articles, reports, news, reviews, vertical crease, toned with handling wear, pamphlet journal in stapled pictorial wraps. Cover photo shows Nigerian children boarding a plane for Saudi Arabia, where a story on page 73 states that they are to be sold as slaves to cover the costs of pilgrimage.

$15.00

The Log of The Vigilante (poem)
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The Log of The Vigilante (poem)

By Martin, Herbert Woodward

Lewiston: Mellen Poetry Press, 2000. Paperback. 116p., very good first edition trade paperback in blue wraps. Alabama-born, Ohio-raised African-American poet ; poem-sequence on the slave trade (Martin invents advertisements), Jim Crow (offers a mock obituary), lynching, Cadillac fetish versus Ford (Henry the cracker).

$20.00

Red Macaw
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Red Macaw

By Haggard, Phoebe

London: Jonathan Cape, 1934. Hardcover. 384p., foreword, lightly-shelfworn first UK edition in orange cloth boards and worn, soiled, chipped, price-clipped white dj. Fictionalized account of a brutal Master-Slave relationship in Brazil.

$15.00

Nu li zhi shi dai
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Nu li zhi shi dai

By Guo Moruo

Beijing: Kexue chubanshe, 1962. 181p., hardcover, very good, third printing. Analysis of ancient culture in the era of the "slave ssytem" that preceded feudalism, per Chinese Marxist understanding at the time.

$12.00

Ajeemah and his son
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Ajeemah and his son

By Berry, James

New York: Willa Perlman Books, 1992. Hardcover. 83p., very good first US edition in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj. Children's book on the capture and sale of the two Africans into slavery in Jamaica by the Afro-Jamaican author.

$15.00

The Sure Salvation
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The Sure Salvation

By Hearne, John

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1982. Hardcover. 224p., very good first US edition in boards and unclipped dj with lightly-sunned spine, titles still dark and distinct. Afro-Jamaican novelist, born in Canada.

$15.00

The Politics of Obedience: the discourse of voluntary servitude
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The Politics of Obedience: the discourse of voluntary servitude

By La Boetie, Etienne de, translated by Harry Kurz, introduction by Murray N. Rothbard

New York: Free Life Editions, 1975. Paperback. 88p., lightly-used first edition trade paperback in orange wraps.

$11.00

Collected Poems 1948-1984 [uncorrected page proof]
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Collected Poems 1948-1984 [uncorrected page proof]

By Walcott, Derek

New York: Farrar , Straus and Giroux, 1986. Paperback. xii, 516p., paperbound in plain printed buff wraps, 8x5 inches, titling and publisher's slug to cardstock cover with a generic rubber-stamped notice that this proof copy is not to be quoted and that prospective issue date and price are "tentative", these filled in by hand, in ink. The unprinted spine panel bears the poet's name in large neat handwritten block letters. A publicity sheet is stapled to inside front cover; the light cardstock is irregularly toned and has picked up some dust-soil, there are two small corner-creases and a ballpoint squiggle on the spine. An otherwise good exemplar of FSG's bindery-proof style.

$25.00

A Collection of Books on Angling (Listed in the First Alphabet) Belonging to Mrs Henry A. Portong, Manhasset, Long Island /with/ Printed Americana Presidential and Other American Auitographs Belonging to L. P. Merrell, Esq, Scottsdale, Arizona; And Other  Owners. Public Auction Tuesday, March 9 at 1:45 p.m.
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A Collection of Books on Angling (Listed in the First Alphabet) Belonging to Mrs Henry A. Portong, Manhasset, Long Island /with/ Printed Americana Presidential and Other American Auitographs Belonging to L. P. Merrell, Esq, Scottsdale, Arizona; And Other Owners. Public Auction Tuesday, March 9 at 1:45 p.m.

By [Angling]

New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc, 1965. 38p., 6x9.5 inches. no illustrations, catalogue of books on offer, pamphlet in green printed wraps. The overlapping or yapp edges of this softbound are rather worn, an else good copy with a blank bid-sheet laid in. Find plenty of trout, and in the Americana section at least one whaling item, a slavery broadside, seven JFK items.

$15.00

Beitrag zum chinesischen Sklavensystem. Nebst einer Ubersetzung des \
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Beitrag zum chinesischen Sklavensystem. Nebst einer Ubersetzung des "Chung kuo nu pei chih tu" (Das Sklavensystem Chinas) von Wang Shih Chieh. Eine juristisch-soziologische Darstellung

By Pippon, Toni; Wang Shijie

Tokyo: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Natur- u. Völkerkunde Ostasiens, 1936. 140 p., slender booklet, toned, chip to top of spine. Text in German. "Mitteilungen" der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Natur- und Völkerkunde Ostasiens; Bd. XXIX Teil B. The German Society for the Natural History and Ethnology of East Asia was one of the earlier foreign scientific societies based in Japan. After 1933 it increasingly came under the influence of Nazi political aims.

$20.00

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