San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1982. Hardcover. One of 650 copies but also a unique copy with a commissioned custom binding by Constance K. Wozny, a well known hand bookbinder whose studio is in Eastwood, Kentucky. She studied with several prominent hand bookbinders and is a member of the Guild of Bookworkers and the Hand Bookbinders of California. Signed and dated (2011) by her on colophon. Laid in is a holograph note in pencil: " Of all the bindings I did - this is one of my favorites thank you Connie." This beautiful binding is in full-grain Indian red goat leather, with titles stamped in black on front cover, and a wraparound flower pot design composed of decorative onlays in orange, yellow, and ochre calf. The leather covers wrap around and serve as the front and rear pastedowns. Red paper free front and rear endpapers. The top edges are speckled red and brown. Housed in an orange custom clamshell box designed by the binder with title and author blindstamped on spine. Book and box in fine condition. 38 pages plus three page bibliography. PRI/041619. Fine.
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Cambridge, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Small 4to. Blue paper covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Rubbing to edges and minor bumping to spine ends. Author's inscription to half title page. Slight foxing to first few pages. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. White illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear, soiling, and rubbing to dust jacket. Index, 243 pages. VA/042219. Very Good / Very Good.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co, 1884. First Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Light brown cloth covered boards with black and light blue illustration and title to front board and gilt title to spine. Foxing and rubbing to exterior as well as bumping to spine ends and corners. Minor Rolling to Spine. Article about book pasted to front free end paper. Book plate of William Calvert Steuart, of the priminent Steuart family of Maryland. Original owner's name and date written in pen to top edge of title page. Small damp stain/browning to bottom margin of several pages at the beginning of the book. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Includes discussions of race relations in the south. 262 pages. MAR/042519. Very Good.