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Russell's Magazie (July, 1859)

By: (Russell's Magazine)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charleston, Russell's Magazine: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057770

Condition: Fair Condition


Quite worn wrappers, pieces missing, interior age toned and getting brittle, but intact. Various articles, book reviews, poetry, plus Oration concerning slavery by W. H.Prescott of South Carolina, arguing strongly for this practice. (Oration previously delivered to the SC Hist. Society in May, 1859) Size: Octavo (standard book size). 95 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 7. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Literature & Literary; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Auction Sale #6424 Fine Manuscript & Printed Americana, Including a Manuscript on Slavery, from the Lincoln Carpetbag

By: (Sothebey)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Sotheby: 1993

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 044357

Condition: Very Good Condition


Paperback. Size: Large 8vo. Unpaginated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Books on Books; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

A Voice from the South: Comprising Letters from Georgia to Massachusetts, and to the Southern States, With an Appendix

By: Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Western Continent Press: 1847

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014448

Condition: Very Good


A collections of letters concerning slavery and abolition, addressed to "Dear Sister Mass," and signed "Your persecuted Sister, Georgia." This copy is detached from a bound book of pamphlets; now encased in a protective cover. Some foxing and toning. 72pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Shadow On the Church: Southwestern Evangelical Religion & the Issue of Slavery 1783 - 1860

By: Bailey, David T.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ithaca, Cornell University: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047939

ISBN: 0801417635

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. 293 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Religion & Theology; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780801417634. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Antislavery Impulse 1830-1844

By: Barnes, Gilbert Hobbs

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World: 1964

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 054750

Condition: Very Good Condition


Harcourt paperback edition bound in cloth by Peter Smith Publisher. First edition with Introduction by William G. McLoughlin. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 297 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: History; Sociology & Culture. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Female Sexual Slavery

By: Barry, Kathleen L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NYU Press: 1979

Seller ID: 035717

ISBN: 0814710697

Condition: Near Fine


"A powerful work filled with disbelief, outrage, and documentation...sexual bondage shackles women as much today as it has for centures."?Los Angeles Times. "Exposes the dark side of sexuality and dares to ask the crucial question, 'why do men do these things to women?'...the issues it raises deserve nationwide attention."?Susan Brownmiller. "Kathy Barry has written a courageous, crusading book that should be read everywhere, from the local District Attorney's office to the United Nations."?Gloria Steinem. "This powerful and compassionate book should be read by a... View more info

Virginia's Attitude toward Slavery and Secession (From the Library of Morton H. Smith)

By: Beverley B. Munford

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Negro Universities Press: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 040452

Condition: Very Good +


This book comes from the personal library of Morton H. Smith. This from Wikipedia: Morton Howison Smith (December 11, 1923 to November 12, 2017) was an American Presbyterian minister. He was the first Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church in America, serving from 1973 to 1988, and also served as its Moderator in 2000. Smith had degrees from the University of Michigan, Columbia Theological Seminary and the Free University of Amsterdam. He taught at Belhaven College and Reformed Theological Seminary before becoming Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America. Smi... View more info

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Defence Of Massachusettts. Speech of Hon. Anson Burlingame, of Massachusetts, in the House of Representatives, 6/21/1856

By: Burlingame, Anson [1820 - 1870]

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Washington, Buell & Blanchard: 1856

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 047398

Condition: Good Condition


Consisting of two folded sheets, the eight pages includes a full page list of other anti-slavery pamphlets available for distribution. Soiling, edges chipping, paper age toned, but never stitched. Sabin #9333 describes the 1st edition as a 33 page pamphlet. With two columns of very small type this seven page flyer includes the same material. Very strong reaction to the beating (caning) Congressman Brooks of South Carolina gave Senator Sumner of Massachusetts & much on the Burlingame's belief that South Carolina contributed almost nothing to the American Revolution. Burlingame served as ambassa... View more info

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Defence of Massachusetts: Speech in the House of Representatives, June 21, 1856

By: Burlingame, Anson [1820 - 1870]

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, Buell & Blanchard: 1856

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 054537

Condition: Fair Condition


Untrimmed, but worn, foxed, soiled. This is one of a series of reprints of documents opposed to slavery extension. Size: Large Octavo. 6 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: History; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Glory and the Shame of England, Volume I

By: C. Edwards Lester

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1841

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014294

Condition: Good


Charles Edwards Lester was an American Presbyterian minister and a descendant of Jonathan Edwards. He traveled to England and wrote this criticism of England's claim to be anti-slavery. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Covers are rubbed/soiled. Book slightly cocked. Interior hinges cracked but binding tight. Ink name on flyleaf - no other writing in the book. Engraved frontispiece protected by tissue guard. Foxing throughout. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for Charles W. Chesnutt: Stories, Novels, and Essays: The Conjure Woman / The Wife of His Youth & Other Stories of the Color Line / The House Behind the ... / Other Writings (Library of America) First Printing

Charles W. Chesnutt: Stories, Novels, and Essays: The Conjure Woman / The Wife of His Youth & Other Stories of the Color Line / The House Behind the ... / Other Writings (Library of America) First Printing

By: Chesnutt, Charles W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Library of America: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039433

ISBN: 1931082065

Condition: Near Fine


Rejecting his era's genteel hypocrisy about miscegenation, lynching, and "passing," Charles W. Chesnutt broke new ground in American literature with his innovative explorations of racial identity and use of African-American speech and folklore. Chesnutt exposed the deformed logic of the Jim Crow system-creating, in the process, the modern African-American novel. Here is the best of Chesnutt's fiction and nonfiction in the largest and most comprehensive edition ever published, featuring a newly researched chronology of the writer's life.The Conjure Woman (1899) introduced Chesnutt to th... View more info

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The Uneasy Center: Reformed Christianity in Antebellum America (From the Library of Morton H. Smith)

By: Conkin, Paul K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill & London, The University of North Carolina Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041700

ISBN: 0807821802

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition. Navy cloth. xvii, 326pp., index. Textured end papers. Full refund if not satisfied.Distinguished intellectual historian Paul Conkin offers the first comprehensive examination of mainline Protestantism in America, from its emergence in the colonial era to its rise to predominance in the early nineteenth century and the beginnings of its gradual decline in the years preceding the Civil War. He clarifies theological traditions and doctrinal arguments and includes substantive discussions of institutional development and of the order and content of worship. Conkin defines Reformed... View more info

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Presbyterians in North Carolina: Race, Politics, and Religious Identity in Historical Perspective (From the Library of Morton H. Smith)

By: Conser Jr., Walter H.; Cain, Robert J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Knoxville, Univ Tennessee Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040935

ISBN: 1572338490

Condition: Like New


This book comes from the personal library of Morton H. Smith but does not have his personal library marking. Pictorial paperback. Illustrated. xvii, 251pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. This from Wikipedia: Morton Howison Smith (December 11, 1923 to November 12, 2017) was an American Presbyterian minister. He was the first Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church in America, serving from 1973 to 1988, and also served as its Moderator in 2000. Smith had degrees from the University of Michigan, Columbia Theological Seminary and the Free University of Amsterdam. He taught at Belhaven Co... View more info

The Apocalypse: Contorversies and Meaning in Western History (DVD and Book)

By: Craig Koester

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chantilly, VA, The Great Courses: The Teaching Company: 2011

Seller ID: 039000

Condition: Like New


What are we to make of the book of Revelation, with all its dramatic events and rich symbolism? Get an authoritative guide to this extraordinary work in 24 thought-provoking and enlightening lectures, divided into three parts: the historical and intellectual background of the Apocalypse; a close reading of John's text, focusing on the meaning of its images; and the wide-ranging impact of the book on Christian and Western history. Throughout these lectures, Professor Koester focuses on what John actually wrote in the Apocalypse, what his situation tells us about his meaning, how that meaning ca... View more info

From Slavery to Wealth: The Life of Scott Bond, the Rewards of Honesty, Industry, Economy and Perseverance (First Edition)

By: Dan A. Rudd and Theo Bond

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Madison, AR, The Journal Printing Co: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029906

Condition: Very Good


Preface is by the Honorable J. C. Napier, President of the National Negro Business League and Ex-Register of the U. S. Treasury. He lauded Bond as "one of the most substantial, exemplary and really meritorious men produced by our race." The previous owner of this book was W. S. Newsom, a surveyor in Cross County, AR. Rebacked. Original cloth laid over spine. Portraits. Illustrated. 383pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Lecture on the North and the South, Delivered Before the Young Men's Mercantile Library Association, of Cincinnati, Ohio, January 16, 1849

By: Elwood Fisher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, John T. Towers: 1849

Seller ID: 014449

Condition: Good


Elwood Fisher was a Virginia-born Quaker who was raised anti-slavery, but later defended the South's cause in this famous pamphlet. He compares the Southern evil of slavery to the Northern problems of poverty and crime resulting from an industrialized society, claiming that for the North to insist on the abolition of slavery would be the same as the South insisting on the abolition of manufacturing. Some discoloration. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Lecture on the North and the South, Delivered Before the Young Men's Mercantile Library Association, of Cincinnati, Ohio, January 16, 1849

By: Elwood Fisher

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, John T. Towers: 1849

Seller ID: 015015

Condition: Good


This pamphlet was broken out of a bound book of pamphlets. May have some glue residue at spine, toning or cockling. No writing or markings in the text. Lacking title page. Elwood Fisher was a Virginia-born Quaker who was raised anti-slavery, but later defended the South's cause in this famous pamphlet. He compares the Southern evil of slavery to the Northern problems of poverty and crime resulting from an industrialized society, claiming that for the North to insist on the abolition of slavery would be the same as the South insisting on the abolition of manufacturing. Full refund if not satisf... View more info

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The New Doctrine Of Clerical Privilege. An Address Delivered In Tremont Temple, 1/26/1852

By: Fairchild, J[oy] H[amlet] [1790 - 1860 ?]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Boston, Dutton & Wentworth: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049867

Condition: Good Condition


Wrappers little soiled, torn at front hinge. Paper a little age toned, almost brittle. Fairchild was accused of 'fornication' with a servant in what may have been a vendetta led by Nehemiah Adams because of Adams soft views toward slavery as opposed to Fairchild's strong antagonism to slavery. Though Fairchild was found innocent in a trial, the accusations continued. This work is an extended defence with much reference to corrupt witnesses, etc. Size: 8vo. 60 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Religion & Theology; Pict... View more info

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World on Fire: An Epic History of Two Nations Divided

By: Foreman, Amanda

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York and London, Penguin Books: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039334

ISBN: 0141040580

Condition: Like New


A real life Gone with the Wind. 'No two nations have ever existed on the face of the earth which could do each other so much good or so much harm President Buchanan, State of the Nation Address, 1859A World on Fire tells, with extraordinary sweep, one of the least known great stories of British and American history. As America descended into Civil War, British loyalties were torn between support for the North, which was against slavery, and defending the South, which portrayed itself as bravely fighting for its independence. Rallying to their respective causes, thousands of Britons went to Am... View more info

A Consuming Fire: The Fall of the Confederacy in the Mind of the White Christian South (Mercer University Lamar Memorial Lectures Ser.)

By: Genovese, Eugene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Athens and London, University of Georgia Press: 1999

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 033247

ISBN: 0820320463

Condition: Near Fine


The fall of the Confederacy proved traumatic for a people who fought with the belief that God was on their side. Yet, as Eugene D. Genovese writes in A Consuming Fire, Southern Christians continued to trust in the Lord's will. The churches had long defended "southern rights" and insisted upon the divine sanction for slavery, but they also warned that God was testing His people, who must bring slavery up to biblical standards or face the wrath of an angry God. Two toned cloth with gold spine lettering. Date of purchase on back of half title page. 180pp., index. Full refund if not sa... View more info

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A Familiar Survey of the Christian Religion, & of History, Etc.

By: Gisborne, Thomas [1758-1846]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Dublin, A. & W. Watson: 1830

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 047465

Condition: Very Good Condition


Full leather, scuffed, hinges little weak, edges little worn. Book plate removed from inside front cover. Interior clean & good. Friend of Wilberforce, Gisborne also took a stand against slavery. Size: 8vo. 401 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Message of Governor M'Duffie to the Legislature of South Carolina, November 24, 1835

By: Governor M'Duffie

Price: $140.00

Publisher: A. S. Johnston: 1835

Seller ID: 015018

Condition: Good


This pamphlet was broken out of a bound book of pamphlets. May have some glue residue at spine, toning or cockling. Ink names on front and first text page - no other writing. George McDuffie was the 55th governor of SC and one of the leading activists in the Nullification Movement. This address to the legislature discusses the topics of slavery and abolitionists, the successes of the South Carolina College (later to become USC, which he helped reorganize), and the state of the militia. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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A Sermon Preach'd At Crosby-Square, 11/5/1709. in Commemoration of Our Deliverance from Popery & Slavery (From Psalm 48: 3)

By: Gravenor, B[enjamin] [1676 - 1758]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, John Clark: 1710

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050462

Condition: Good Condition


Disbound pamphlet, no wrappers, paper age toned, soiled on title page, some edge wear & soiling. Gravenor, also spelled Grosvenor, was originally Baptist (not in Starr. Baptist Bibliography) but became Presbyterian. Size: 8vo. 24 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; 18th century; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Mr. Whipple's Report, and Mr. Otis's Letter

By: H. G. Otis; John Whipple, Esq.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Cassady and March: 1839

Seller ID: 014908

Condition: Good


This pamphlet was broken out of a bound book of pamphlets. May have some glue residue at spine, staining or cockling. Penciled inscription to title page. In 1838 the U.S. House of Representatives passed a series of resolutions concluding that Congress had no constitutional right power to abolish slavery. This pamphlet contains the report of a committee of the Rhode Island Legislature to review and protest those resolutions, followed by Rep. John Whipple's report, which disagrees with the committee (of which he was a member). It also includes a letter from Harrison Gray Otis (former Representa... View more info

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Righteousness & the Pulpit. a Discourse in First Church, Dorchester, 9/30/1855

By: Hall, Nathaniel [1805 - 1875]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Crosby, Nichols, & Co.: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050002

Condition: Very Good Condition


Wrappers little soiled, some edge wear, detached. Paper little age toned and slightly brittle. This sermon emphasizes the importance of using the pulpit to promote an anti-slavery message. Size: 8vo. 27 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Religion & Theology; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Southern Cross: The Beginnings of the Bible Belt (First Edition)

By: Heyrman, Christine Leigh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill and London, The University of North Carolina Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033250

ISBN: 080784716X

Condition: Near Fine


Revealing a surprising paradox at the heart of America's "Bible Belt," Christine Leigh Heyrman examines how the conservative religious traditions so strongly associated with the South evolved out of an evangelical Protestantism that began with very different social and political attitudes.Although the American Revolution swept away the institutional structures of the Anglican Church in the South, the itinerant evangelical preachers who subsequently flooded the region at first encountered resistance from southern whites, who were affronted by their opposition to slave-holding and tradit... View more info

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To Awaken My Afflicted Brethren: David Walker & the Problem of Antebellum Slave Resistance

By: Hinks, Peter P.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: University Park, Pennsylvania State University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048033

ISBN: 0271015780

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. 301 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: History; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN/EAN: 9780271015781. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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In Hope of Liberty: Culture, Community and Protest Among Northern Free Blacks, 1700-1860 (First Edition)

By: Horton, James O.; Horton, Lois E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032344

ISBN: 019504732X

Condition: Like New


Prince Hall, a black veteran of the American Revolution, was insulted and disappointed but probably not surprised when white officials refused his offer of help. He had volunteered a troop of 700 Boston area blacks to help quell a rebellion of western Massachusetts farmers led by Daniel Shays during the economic turmoil in the uncertain period following independence. Many African Americans had fought for America's liberty and their own in the Revolution, but their place in the new nation was unresolved. As slavery was abolished in the North, free blacks gained greater opportunities, but still ... View more info

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Mountain Masters: Slavery Sectional Crisis Western North Carolina (First Paperback edition)

By: Inscoe, John C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Knoxville, TN, Univ Tennessee Press: 1996

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 033248

ISBN: 0870499335

Condition: Near Fine


Antebellum Southern Appalachia has long been seen as a classless and essentially slaveless region - one so alienated and isolated from other parts of the South that, with the onset of the Civil War, highlanders opposed both secession and Confederate war efforts. In a multifaceted challenge to these basic assumptions about Appalachian society in the mid-nineteenth century, John Inscoe reveals new variations on the diverse motives and rationales that drove Southerners, particularly in the Upper South, out of the Union. Mountain Masters vividly portrays the wealth, family connections, commercial ... View more info

A Defence of Southern Slavery. Against the attacks of Henry Clay and Alex'r. Campbell. In which much of the false philanthropy and mawkish sentimentalism of the abolitionists is met and refuted: in which it is moreover shown that the association of the white and black races in the relation of master and slave is the appointed order of God, as set forth in the Bible, and constitutes the best social condition of both races, and the only true principle of republicanism. By a southern clergyman (First Edition)

By: Iveson L. Brookes

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Hamburg, S.C., Robinson and Carlisle: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042887

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Sewn pamphlet. 8vo, pp. [2], ii, [5]-46, [2].Self-wrappers. Stitched, as issued. Light toning. Uncut pages. Very good condition. Blockson 9351; Howes B-811; Sabin 81954; Work, p. 314. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth: Mountainee, Scout, and Pioneer, and Chief of the Crow Nation of Indians (First Edition)

By: James P. Beckwourth; T.D. Bonner, Recorder

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060047

Condition: Very Good -


First edition. Brownish gray cloth covers with decorative blind stamping. Frontispiece. 12 wood-cut illustrations. 537pp. Covers faded and lightly sunned in spots (have a few minor stains here and there as well). Spine is sunned and also has some fraying to the it's edges, foot, and head. Moderate foxing inside. Spine cocked. Text body is free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. Full refund if not satisfied. "James Pierson Beckwourth, born James Beckwith and generally known as, Jim Beckwourth (April 26, 1798 or 1800 ? October 29, 1866 or 1867) was an American mountain man, fur trader... View more info

Slavery, Adoption, and Redemption: Biblically, Orientally, and Personally Considered

By: John Gadsby

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Ipswich, NH, Pietan Publications: 1994

Edition: Reprinted

Seller ID: 019605

Condition: Near Fine


Clean and unmarked. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Making Their Mark: The Signature of Slavery at Mammoth Cave (Signed First Edition)

By: Joy Medley Lyons

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fort Washington, PA, Eastern National: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 031876

Condition: Near Fine


Rare signed first edition. Author's signature on title page. A near fine copy. There is no other writing in the book. Illustrated. 71pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Gathering Up the Threads: a Study in Family Biography

By: Keynes, Florence Ada

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047025

Condition: Very Good Condition


Rubbed covers, name in ink inside front cover. Family history includes references to Wilberforce and abolition of slavery. The author is the mother of John Maynard Keynes. Size: 8vo. 123 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Cotton Trade: its Bearing Upon the Prosperity of Great Britain and Commerce of the American Republics Considered in Connection with the System of Negro Slavery in the Confederate States

By: McHenry, George

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Negro Universities Press: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 052368

Condition: Very Good Condition


Slight rubbing. Reprint of the 1863 London edition. Several light check marks in ink, mostly on table of contents pages. Size: 8vo. lxix + 292. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Business, Finance & Marketing; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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On the Threshold Of Freedom: Masters and Slaves in Civil War Georgia

By: Mohr, Clarence L.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051914

ISBN: 0820307939

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket little rubbed. Size: 8vo. xxiv + 397. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 4. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: History; Sociology & Culture. ISBN/EAN: 9780820307930. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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A Sermon Preached in First Congregational Church, Milton, 6/4/1854

By: Morison, John H. [1808 - ? ]

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Benjamin H. Greene: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047803

Condition: Good Condition


Wrappers soiled, worn, top of front torn off. Paper lightly age toned, some edge soiling, fore edge wrinkled throughout. A powerful, anti-slavery sermon from a strong proponent of abolitionism . Size: 8vo. 18 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Religion & Theology; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Dying For Our Country: a Sermon on the Death of Capt. J. Sewall Reed & Thomas Starr King, Preached in First Congregational Church Milton, 3/13/1864

By: Morison, John H. [1808 - ? ]

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Boston, John Wilson & Son.: 1864

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047802

Condition: Good Condition


Wrappers soiled, edges worn, little edge chipping. Paper age toned, not quite brittle. Morison a leader in Unitarian life, friend of Channing. Reed [1832 - 1864] was killed in an engagement with Mosby's Rangers . King [1824 - 1864], a leading Unitarian Minister was credited by some with swinging California to the anti-slavery side. Size: 8vo. 28 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 21. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Religion & Theology; Biography & Autobiography. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Redemption: The Last Battle of the Civil War

By: Nicholas Lemann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058224

ISBN: 0374248559

Condition: Like New


Solid copy. 257pp, including index. Cover is cloth covered board with black printing on spine. Dust Jacket has raised printing with an illustration. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Prospects & Claims of Pure Christianity; a Sermon Preached At Dedication of 12th Congregational Church in Boston, 10/13/1824

By: Palfrey, John G[orham] [1796 - 1881]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, W. W. Clapp & Son.: 1825

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048257

Condition: Very Good Condition


Disbound pamphlet, no wrappers, little edge soiling, slight foxing, last three leaves were folded over and have become a little more soiled. Palfrey active in anti-slavery movement, freeing and giving financial assistance to slaves in Louisiana which he inherited. Size: 8vo. 34 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Religion & Theology; 19th century; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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A Discourse On the Life & Character of John Thornton Kirkland, Etc. 6/5/1840

By: Palfrey, John G[orham] [1796 - 1881]

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Cambridge, John Owen: 1840

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 048255

Condition: Good Condition


Pamphlet wrappers worn, little soiled, some edge wear. Interior shows a little light foxing. Palfrey active in anti-slavery movement, freeing and giving financial assistance to slaves in Louisiana which he inherited. Size: 8vo. 66 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Religion & Theology; Biography & Autobiography. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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A Sermon Preached At the Installation of Samuel Kirkland Lothrop, Pastor of Church in Brattle Square, Boston, 6/18/1834

By: Palfrey, John G[orham] [1796 - 1881]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Nathan Hale: 1834

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048258

Condition: Good Condition


Wrappers worn, quite soiled, edge stains penetrating to inner pages, which show some age toning. Palfrey active in anti-slavery movement, freeing and giving financial assistance to slaves in Louisiana which he inherited. Size: 8vo. 40 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Religion & Theology; 19th century; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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A Sermon Preached to the Church in Brattle Square, in Two Parts, 7/18/1824

By: Palfrey, John G[orham] [1796 - 1881]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Oliver C. Greenleaf: 1825

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048261

Condition: Very Good Condition


Disbound pamphlet, no wrappers, light to moderate foxing. Palfrey active in anti-slavery movement, freeing and giving financial assistance to slaves in Louisiana which he inherited. Size: 8vo. 81 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Religion & Theology; 19th century; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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A Sermon Preached in the Church in Brattle Square, 12/1/1833... Decease of Miss Elizabeth Bond

By: Palfrey, John G[orham] [1796 - 1881]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Nathan Hale: 1833

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048259

Condition: Good Condition


Wrappers soiled, little edge wear, paper shows some light edge wear, occasional spots of foxing. American Imprints #20,550. Palfrey active in anti-slavery movement, freeing and giving financial assistance to slaves in Louisiana which he inherited. Size: 8vo. 20 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 4. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Religion & Theology; 19th century; Biography & Autobiography. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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A Sermon Preached in the Church in Brattle Square, Boston, 8/1/1830... after Decease of Isaac Parker

By: Palfrey, John G[orham] [1796 - 1881]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Nathan Hale & Gray & Brown: 1830

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048260

Condition: Good Condition


Wrappers worn, detached, paper foxed, stained. Palfrey active in anti-slavery movement, freeing and giving financial assistance to slaves in Louisiana which he inherited. Size: 8vo. 32 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 4. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Religion & Theology; 19th century; Biography & Autobiography. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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A Discourse Delivered in the Church in Brattle Square, Boston, 8/9/1832, Day (Of) Fasting... in Massachusetts on Account of Approach of Cholera

By: Palfrey, John G[orham] [1796 - 1881]

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Boston, Gray & Bowen: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048254

Condition: Good Condition


Pamphlet wrappers worn, soiled, edges chipped. Interior shows a little light edge wear, some edge soiling. Palfrey active in anti-slavery movement, freeing and giving financial assistance to slaves in Louisiana which he inherited. Size: 8vo. 26 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 5. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Religion & Theology; 19th century; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Slavery: History and Historians

By: Parish, Peter J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1989

Edition: Second Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 027459

ISBN: 0064301826

Condition: Very Good +


Paperback. Corner of half title page is clipped. Two pages with some underlining. xii, 195pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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A Divine Discontent: the Life of Nathan S. S. Beman

By: Peterson, Owen

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Macon, Mercer University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048371

ISBN: 0865541701

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. 224 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 16. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. ISBN/EAN: 9780865541702. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Pilgrims Of Plymouth: A Poem Delivered Before The New-England Society , NY, 12/22/1855

By: Pierpont, John [1785 - 1866]

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Boston, Crosby, Nichols, & Co.: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048402

Condition: Poor Condition


Wrappers quite worn, edges chipped, paper little age toning, all pages browned & crumbling at outer edge, affecting only a few ends of lines on a couple of pages. A strong anti-slavery poem. Pierpont spent the years 1805-1810 in South Carolina as tutor to the family of Col. William Allston. Size: 8vo. 30 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Religion & Theology; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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God & Our Country. A Discourse Delivered In First Congregational Church In Roxbury, Fast Day, 4/8/1847

By: Putnam, George [1808 - 1878]

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Wm Crosby & H. P. Nichols: 1847

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048488

Condition: Good Condition


Wrappers little soiled, little edge wear, slight age toning & very light foxing in places. References to the War with Mexico & to slavery show an unusual moderation for the time in New England. Size: 8vo. 29 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 4. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Religion & Theology; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info