Rockford, IL: by the author, 1902. Hardcover. Illustrated. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine, which reads "The Rescue of Kansas from Slavery with False Claims Corrected." Minor sunning to spine and edges of boards. Slight bumping to corners. Inscription across title page "Alonzo J. Tullock compliments of an old friend, M.L.B." and beneath "From one of my oldest and very best friends I prize this book highly. A.J. Tullock. March 14, 1903." Bookplate from Tullock to front pastedown. Bookplate of A.J. Tullock to front pastedown. Tullock (? - 1904) was an engineer from Illinois who later owned the Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Company. Small closed tear to bottom of title page and small open tear to facing tissue guard. Last 60 pages of second title appear to be printed on a different paper stock and are browned. A few dog eared pages. Occasional spots of smudges and foxing, but clean overall. 204 pages / 160 pages. AMER/022019. Very Good.
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Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, (2002). Paperback. 8vo. Purple illustrated paper wrappers with white title to front wrapper and to spine. Sporadic underlining and margin notes to interior. Text remains bright. Index, 680 pages. AFRAM/021319. Very Good.
New Haven: Institute of Human Relations / Yale University Press, 1937. Hardcover. Signed by the author. Ex-library. "This book is an attempt to give a dynamic view of social life in a small town in the deep South. It represents a convergent use of several methods on the same problem and may therefore have interest for such diverse specialists as the social psychologist, sociologist, social worker, adn psychoanalyst. The attention of the intelligent general reader who wishes a deeper understanding of American social life is hoped for, as it is in all such researches" (preface). Dark gray cloth boards with gilt title to spine and old library sticker to foot of spine. Minor wear and rubbing to boards, spine, and edges. Bookplate of M.C. Carroll Davis to front pastedown. Pen marking to title page and library slip to rear endpaper. 502 pages. AFAMER/122018. Very Good.
Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1956. Hardcover. First Edition. "The sources for this stimulating and original book, which will provoke a good deal of discussion, include unpublished papers in private collections and government archives as well as local memoirs and correspondence, Southern newspapers and journals of the time, and eye-witness accounts of visitors. From this material, Professor Franklin has drawn the evidence for his argument that something in ante-bellum Southern society made possible there a more aggressive and violent response to the demands of the world than existed elsewhere in America - a bellicosity for which the reader of this book may discover analogies in the South of our own day" (jacket). In red cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Previous ownership signature and notes to endpapers and title page, and half title page. Underlining in pen to interior. In black and red dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Non-archival tape has been used to reinforce edges and corners of jacket, and it has yellowed. A few short closed tears to edges of jacket. Minor wear, scuffing, and rubbing to jacket. Foxing to interior of jacket. 315 pages. AFAMER/122618. Very Good / Good.
Boston: Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston, 1991. Hardcover. Ex-library from the Library of Congress with stamp to front endpaper. Tan cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Bumping to foot of spine. Filled with photographic illustrations. 187 pages. Massachusetts State History AFAMER/122018. Very Good.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983. Paperback. Black and white illustrated paper wrappers with light green spine panel titled in black. Creasing to front cover and minor wear to edges of wrappers. Clean. 308 pages. AFAMER/122018. Very Good.
Washington DC: Nuclassics and Science Publishing Company, 1972. Hardcover. First edition. "What changes does a black soldier from South Carolina go through when he is serving in Vietnam? How does he adjust? Does he fall in and out of love? What does he think of black people and what does he think of white people? READ INSIDE - You will see!" (jacket). Black cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. In white dust jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Minor browning to spine and edges of jacket. A few chips to edges of jacket. Jacket is price clipped. 72 pages. AFAMER/122018. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: The Citadel Press, 1970. Hardcover. "The direct inspiration for the First Universal Races Congress came in 1906 at a conference held in Eisenach, Germany, of leaders of the International Union of Ethical Societies" (jacket). Black cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Offsetting to endpapers, else clean. In black and white illustrated dust jacket wiht white title to spine. Minor wear and rubbing to edges and panels of jacket. 485 pages. AFRAMER/122018. Very Good / Very Good.
Charles W. White, 1985. Hardcover. Scarce. In green leatherette boards with white title to spine and front cover. White markings to front cover. Errata page pasted down to front pastedown. Previous ownership name in pen to front endpaper. Occasional passages highlighted, but clean overall. Includes many black and white illustrations. 311 pages plus index. Virginia State History. AFAMER/122018. Very Good.
Washington DC: National Museum of African American History and Culture, 2007. Hardcover. Large quarto. "This stunning collection of African American photographic portraits traces 150 years of U.S. history through the lives of well-known abolishionists, artists, scientists, writers, statesmen, entertainers, and sports figures" (jacket). Brown cloth boards with black title to spine and front front ccver. Clean, bright interior. In black and white dust jacket with black spine panel titled in red and white. Light wear to edges of jacket. 183 pages. AFRAM/021418. Fine / Fine.