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ABOLITION
    SLAVERY RECONSTRUCTION AFRICAN AMERICANA
   generally, “BLACK STUDIES”

A Southerner Calls forABOLITION in 1767
(“A” is for “AN ANTI-Slavery Statement published in 18th-Century VIRGINIA”).  [Lee, Arthur]. [drop-title] Extract from an address in the Virginia Gazette, of March 19, 1767. [Philadelphia?: Pr. by Joseph Crukshank?, 1780?]. Small 12mo. 4 pp.
$875.00
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A German Family Arrives in California
& Joins the Gold Rush
Dietrich, Dr.; Leopold Wray, trans.  The German emigrants or Frederick Wohlgemuth's voyage to California. Guben: F. Fechner, [1852]. 16mo (16.8 cm, 6.6"). [2], 39, [1] pp.; 8 plts.
$400.00
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Apology” NOT Accepted!
[Dexter, Franklin]. A letter to the Hon. Samuel A. Eliot, representative in Congress from the city of Boston, in reply to his apology for voting for the fugitive slave bill. Boston: Wm. Crosby & H.P. Nichols, 1851. 8vo. 57 pp.
$165.00

Jim Crow's trip to Greenwich . . .”
  (With a Side Order of Man'splaining)
Five popular songs. The Exile of Erin. Jim Crow's trip to Greenwich. Braes o' Birniebouzle. My Mither men't my auld breeks. Lash to the helm. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [1840s]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$85.00
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The Broadway (of New Haven) BroadsidesScarce Small Press Items
(Humor, Racist). Capet, Uther [pseud. of Arthur Head].  [20 pieces from the Profile Press.] An adventure achieved by one, Sigismondo Malatesta, Lord of Rimini, about the year 1430 A.D. being at that time thirteen years old. New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930. 8vo (22 cm, 8.65"). [4] ff. (2 copies of the above). [with (all following the same author's, unless specified; all New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930)] The American scene. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [and] Apologia pro arte poetica sua. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [andB., R.T. The ballad of Tuttle's. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.65"). [1] f., fold. [and] The color: A retelling of some well-known tales of the American Negro. 16mo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). [4] ff. [and] Colourations: Four sonnets. 16mo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). [4] ff. [and] Ex: Four characters of mooted fame with prologue & epilogue. 8vo (24.8 cm, 9.75"). [4] ff. [and]  Field, Eugene. Little Willie. Folio (32 cm, 12.6"). [1] f. [and] Four English stories drawn from contemporary sources. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the Jewish-American. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the modern American. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the old Spanish. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Hot from Hollywood. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [and] Ode in imitation of Horace. 8vo (24.6 cm, 9.7"). [1] f., fold. [and] On the menstrual phase of literature and art. 16mo (20.4 cm, 8"). [1] f., fold. [and] Pullman recreations. 16mo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Stenographic sallies. 16mo (21.5 cm, 8.4"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] A Western fairy tale. Folio (32 cm, 12.65"). [1] f. (2 copies).
$475.00
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Armelle Nicolas in PhiladelphiaAn Early American Catholicum
Jeanne de la Nativité.  Daily conversation with God, exemplified in the holy life of Armelle Nicolas, a poor ignorant country maid in France, commonly known by the name of the good Armelle, deceas’d in Bretaigne in the year 1671. Philadelphia: Reprinted by Henry Miller, 1767. 8vo (16.3 cm, 6.375"). 16, [2] pp.
$500.00
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Printed to Commemorate the
First Anniversary of His Death
King, Martin Luther, Jr.  Letter from Birmingham jail. Stamford: The Overbrook Press, [1968]. Small quarto. [8 (4 blank)], 17, [3 (2 blank)] pp.
[SOLD]
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Southern, for Sure
Lambert, Mary Eliza Perine Tucker.  Poems. New York: M. Doolady, 1867. 12mo (18.3 cm, 7.25"). xi, [1], [5]–237, [1] pp. (lacking 2 plts.).
$350.00
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Quaker Meditations A Neat Compendium
  Two Women in the Contents Womanly Provenance, Too
[Law, William]. An extract from a treatise on the spirit of prayer, or the soul rising out of the vanity of time into the riches of eternity. With some thoughts on war. Remarks on the nature and bad effects of the use of spirituous liquors. And considerations on slavery. Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1780. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.45"). 84 pp. [bound with] Webb, Elizabeth. A letter...to Anthony William Boehm, with his answer. Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1783. 44 pp. [with] [Benezet, Anthony].  In the life of the lady Elizabeth Hastings... [Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1784]. 8 pp.
$1100.00
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Part of the TreatyFreed a Few Slaves
Madison, James (President, 1809–17).  Message from the President of the United States, transmitting documents relative to the execution of the first article of the Late Treaty between the United States and Great Britain. February 7, 1817. Ordered to be printed for the use of the Senate. Washington: Pr. by William A. Davis, 1817. 8vo. 103 pp.
$150.00
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(AGAIN??) Back to Africa?!
United States. Congress.  [drop-title] Report on colonizing the free people of colour of the United States. February 11, 1817. Read, and committed to a committee of the whole House on Monday next. [Washington: William A. Davis, 1817]. 8vo. 5 pp.
$200.00
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Search & Seizure
Van Buren, Martin (President, 1837–1841).   [drop-title] Search or seizure of American vessels on coast of Africa, &c. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a report from the Secretary of State, in relation to seizures or search of American vessels, &c. March 3, 1841. Read, and laid upon the table. [Washington, 1841]. 8vo. 766 pp.
$400.00
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Only the Second Known Copy?
Waterville College.  Bell-a! Horrid-a bell-a! Inaugural ceremonies at the coronation of John Tupper Champlin. [Maine?]: No publisher/printer, 1853. 8vo (23 cm; 9") 4 pp.
$425.00
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