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The Negro and the Communist Party
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The Negro and the Communist Party

By Record, Wilson

Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Silverfish damage to spine, pages toned.. 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. x, 340pp, notes, index. Black cloth binding. Analyzes 20th century relationship between African-American activism and the efforts of the Communist Party to attract African-American support. .

$30.00

The Lives of the Presidents and How They Reached the White House:   Containing an Account of the Boyhood Days, Adventures, Careers and Homes  of the Twenty-Six Presidents of the United States of America
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The Lives of the Presidents and How They Reached the White House: Containing an Account of the Boyhood Days, Adventures, Careers and Homes of the Twenty-Six Presidents of the United States of America

By Morris, Charles

Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned and worn.. 1903. Hardcover. Slate blue decorated cloth with design of President Theodore Roosevelt riding a horse on front cover. Many illustrations. American presidential biographies from George Washington through TR. ; 254 pages .

$20.00

The Future in America
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The Future in America

By Wells, H. G.

NY: Harper and Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, light sunning to spine, . owner name and bookseller label on front free endpaper.. 1906. First American Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth stamped in blind and in gilt on front boards, gilt titles on spine, top edges gilt. A collection of H. G. Wells' thoughts about the future social history of America, including issues of race, immigration, political corruption, wealth and class inequities. 12 black and white plates. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 259 pages .

$40.00

The Heritage of Cotton:  The Fibre of Two Worlds and Many Ages
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The Heritage of Cotton: The Fibre of Two Worlds and Many Ages

By Crawford, M. D. C.

New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1931. Later Printing. Hardcover. xix, 244pp. Green gilt-blocked cloth binding. Illustrations. A history of cotton in world history. .

$20.00

A Good Start:  The Aussteier or Dowry
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A Good Start: The Aussteier or Dowry

By Lasansky, Jeannette

Lewisburg, PA: Union County Historical Society. Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed.. 1990. Softcover. 0812282612 . Bibliography, index, many photos. History of marriage dowries and other customs in Pennsylvania history. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 88 pages .

$14.00

The Secret City:  A History of Race Relations in the Nation\'s Capital
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The Secret City: A History of Race Relations in the Nation's Capital

By Green, Constance McLaughlin

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper, . jacket rubbed and lightly worn.. 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. xv, 389pp. Index, many photos. Black cloth binding. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$17.00

Echoes of Scholla, Illustrated:  Choice Bits of Berks County History and  Lore
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Echoes of Scholla, Illustrated: Choice Bits of Berks County History and Lore

By Graeff, Arthur D. ; Meiser, George M.

Kutztown, PA: Berksiana Foundation. Very Good; Covers scuffed.. 1976. First Edition. Softcover. Illustrations and photos. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 176 pages .

$15.00

Some Colonial Homesteads and Their Stories
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Some Colonial Homesteads and Their Stories

By Harland, Marion

New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; One plate loose, usual library stamps and . deaccession markings.. 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. xii, 508pp. Many photographs. Rebound in red reinforced library cloth. Histories of various colonial American homesteads, including Philadelphia's Morris House, Jumel Mansion in New York City, Pierce House in Dorchester, Mass. , Jamestown, and Williamsburg. ; Ex-Library .

$17.00

Patriots off Their Pedestals
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Patriots off Their Pedestals

By Wilstach, Paul

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, gift inscription on front . free endpaper.. 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding with printed paper spine label. Short biographies of America's Founding Fathers, warts and all, including George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, James Madison, John Marshall, John Adams, and Alexander Hamilton. ; 241 pages .

$15.00

The Toadstool Millionaires:  A Social History of Patent Medicines in  America before Federal Regulation
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The Toadstool Millionaires: A Social History of Patent Medicines in America before Federal Regulation

By Young, James Harvey

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine and front boards toned.. 1961. Second Printing. Hardcover. xii, 282pp. Photo illustrated endpapers. Tan cloth binding. Many black and white illustrations. A classic history of the quack medicine era in 19th and 20th century America. .

$20.00

The African Repository and Colonial Journal, Vol. IV
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The African Repository and Colonial Journal, Vol. IV

Washington [DC]: Society. Poor; Lacking boards and leather spine largely perished, first several . flyleaves tattered, foxing and toning throughout.. 1829. Hardcover. No. 2 - April, 1828 - no. 12 - Feb. , 1829. Speckled edges. 1-4; [33]-384pp. Dumond, A Bibliography of Antislavery in America, p. 5. The American Colonization Society was a coalition of abolitionists and people motivated to remove freed African-Americans from American society. The group included membership from both Northern and Southern states and raised funds to charter ships to bring African-Americans to colonize parts of Liberia. This volume of the ACS journal includes a review of various missionary reports, plans for purchasing a ship, establishment of state colonization societies, and reports from Liberia. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$80.00

Remembering Slavery:  African Americans Talk about Their Personal  Experiences of Slavery and Freedom
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Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk about Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Freedom

By Berlin, Ira (editor) ; Favreau, Marc (editor) ; Miller, Steven F. (editor)

The New Press. Fine. 1998. Hardcover. 1565844254 . Still in shrinkwrap. 355-page illustrated hardcover book with jacket and 2 (60 minute) audiocassettes in cardboard sleeve housed in printed cardboard slipcase. Audiocassettes feature remastered recordings of formerly enslaved African-Americans interviewed by Federal Writers' Project staff, including Zora Neale Hurston and John Lomax, as well as dramatic readings by James Earl Jones, Melba Moore, Clifton Davis, Esther Rolle, and others. .

$30.00

Trading Eights:  The Keepsake of Two Exhibitions, Two Hundred Years of  Black American Literature and the Afro-American Experience
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Trading Eights: The Keepsake of Two Exhibitions, Two Hundred Years of Black American Literature and the Afro-American Experience

Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Library. Very Good. 1987. Softcover. Printed stapled card covers. Foreword by Kimberly Chambers. Afterword by Joan St. C. Crane. One of 2500 copies. Several illustrations. Keepsake of rare book exhibition with excerpts from African-American literature and literary criticism selected by Charles H. Rowell, as exhibited at the University of Virginia Librarys Departments of Rare Books and Manuscripts. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$15.00

Narrative of the Capture and Burning of Fort Massachusetts by the French  and Indians,  In the Time of the War of 1744-1749, and the Captivity of  all Those Stationed There, to the Number of Thirty Persons
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Narrative of the Capture and Burning of Fort Massachusetts by the French and Indians, In the Time of the War of 1744-1749, and the Captivity of all Those Stationed There, to the Number of Thirty Persons

By Norton, Rev. Mr. John; Drake, Samuel G. (editor)

Williamstown, MA: S. W. McClelland for the Fort Massachusetts Historical Society. Very Good; Wraps sunned and edgeworn and have one inch tear at top of . front cover.. 1933. Reprint. Softcover. Title continued: Written at the Time by one of the Captives, the Rev. Mr. John Norton, Chaplain of the Fort, now First Published with Notes, by Samuel G. Drake. Reprint of 1870 revised and expanded edition published by Joel Munsell of Albany, New York. Printed off-white stapled wraps. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 51 pages .

$30.00

Lincoln Essay Contest:  To Increase Knowledge and Admiration of Lincoln  Among School Children in the United States
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Lincoln Essay Contest: To Increase Knowledge and Admiration of Lincoln Among School Children in the United States

Springfield, IL: Illinois Watch Company. Very Good; Owner notes on half-title.. [1924]. Ephemera. Light green stapled wraps with gold debossed image of Lincoln medallion on front and rear wraps. Measures 5.5 x 4.5 inches. Several photos. Laid in is printed postpaid postcard to Illinois Watch Company and folded printed form letter from the Company to High Schools briefly outlining the essay contest. Housed in original stamped letter from the Company to the Principal of Yarmouth High School, Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts. The Company proposed to send a medallion to each participating high school for the student winner of an essay contest focused on the life and character of President Abraham Lincoln. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages .

$40.00

Souvenir of the Thirty-First Convention of the Massachusetts Woman’s  Christian Temperance Union Held in Leominster, October 25-28, 1904
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Souvenir of the Thirty-First Convention of the Massachusetts Woman’s Christian Temperance Union Held in Leominster, October 25-28, 1904

Massachusetts Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Very Good; Light soiling and edgewear to covers.. 1904. Ephemera. Printed tan card covers bound with silk ties. Measures 6 x 9.5 inches. Photos, advertisements. Owner signature (Almira Coffin Rowe) on inside front cover. Laid in are two sheets of manuscript letter written in a neat script on both sides by Rowe giving a summary report of the convention. Souvenir program outlines the program of the convention, photos and listings of temperance leaders, lyrics to temperance psalms and hymns, and descriptions of the work of national, state, and local temperance unions. ; [26] pages .

$60.00

Saratogha Education
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Saratogha Education

By Brown, Clayton H.

Saratoga Springs, NY: Self Published. Good with no dust jacket; Covers bubbled, especially on rear boards.. 1978. Presumed First Edition. Hardcover. "This review of the development of a sound public school educational system in New York State, with special attention on Saratoga County, serves to show how social and economic progress of a people parallels the emphasis and attention given." Signed by the author on the title page. Illustrated endpapers. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 117 pages; Signed by Author .

$13.00

The McCarthys in Early American History
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The McCarthys in Early American History

By O'Brien, Michael J.

Charleston , SC: Garnier and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1968. Reprint. Hardcover. One of 500 numbered copies in this reprint of the 1921 edition. Green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. xxii, 322pp. Appendices of enlisted men named McCarthy in Revolutionary War era muster rolls and enlistment papers and marriage records for McCarthys prior to 1800 in the American colonies. .

$40.00

Thirty Years in Washington
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Thirty Years in Washington

By Logan, Mrs. John A. (editor)

Hartford, CT: A. D. Worthington & Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Musty, boards worn.. 1901. Hardcover. Title continued: Or, Life and Scenes in Our National Capital. Portraying the Wonderful Operations in All the Great Departments, and Describing Every Important Function of Our National Government Including its Historical, Executive, Administrative, Departmental, Artistic, and Social Features. With Sketches of The Presidents and Their Wives and of All the Famous Women Who Have Reigned in the White House from Washington's to Roosevelt's Administration. Blindstamped maroon cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Decorative endpapers. xxxii, 33-752pp. Many illustrations and photogravures. A sketch of the government operation and buildings in the Nation's Capitol, as well as short biographies of American Presidents and First Ladies.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$20.00

The Story of the Battle Hymn of the Republic
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The Story of the Battle Hymn of the Republic

By Hall, Florence Howe

NY: Harper and Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Gift inscription to "Captain Whitney" dated . 1923 on front free endpaper, some faint foxing throughout, spine cracked.. 1916. Hardcover. Cloth-backed gilt-stamped green boards. Frontispiece photograph of Julia Ward Howe, author of the Battle Hymn of the Republic. Written by Howe's daughter. Newspaper clipping about Howe laid in. ; 130 pages .

$30.00

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