Washington: James C. Dunn, 1831. With an Appendix. Folding map of the coast of the Colony of Liberia with an inset plan of Monrovia. xxvi, 42pp. with continuing text on the back inner and outer wrapper. 8vo, original green pr. wrs., wrappers lightly soiled, light foxing throughout. Washington: George C. Dunn, 1831. First Edition. The bottom one inch of the map is lacking, with a small loss of the coast line and an eight inch strip by one inch strip...
Washington: James C. Dunn, 1833. With an Appendix. xxi, 40pp. with continuing text on the back inner and outer wrapper. 8vo, original green pr. wrs., wrappers lightly soiled, light foxing and light dampstaining throughout, small amount of chipping to wrappers. Washington: George C. Dunn, 1833. First Edition. Contains several pages on the current situation of the Society's activities in Liberia. Appendix contains the Constitution of the colony of Liberia and the plan for the civil government of colony of Liberia.
Germantown: Christopher Sower, 1760. extracted from the Epistle of the Yearly-Meeting of the People called Quakers, held at London in the Year 1748. 16pp. 8vo, rebound in later 1/2 black leather, spine and edges of boards worn, small light dampstain to margins, small amount of light foxing, inner hinge weak. Germantown: Christopher Sower, 1760. Second Edition. Benezet was a leading Quaker abolitionist from Philadelphia. He was a friend of John Woolman. For many years Benezet was a teacher. He founded...
Held at Philadephia, September, 1858. 305pp. + 6pp. of publisher's ads. 12mo, original cloth; (spine ends worn, edges of corners worn and bumped, light foxing). Philadelphia: Published for the Authors by J.B. Lippincott, (1858). Rev. William Brownlow was a pro-Union journalist from Tennessee who was pro-slavery. Rev. Abram Pryne was an abolitionist and editor of the Central Reformer.
New Britain: 1872. 1 page, 4.75 x 5 inches, New Britain, April 4, 1872, written in Latin: "Per avdua ad astra, Per angusta ad augusta." Accompanied by a carte de visite signed photograph (shortly after his stroke) with a "John A. Williams" back stamp -- a gorgeous full-body image, circa 1865. Both items are in very good condition, with mounting remnants on the back. American abolitionist, social reformer, and the leading pacifist of his age. President Lincoln appointed him a special ambassador to England.
Philadelphia: Young, 1832. Under the Following Heads: The Origin of the Society, Increase of the Coloured Population; Manumission of Slaves in this country... 28pp. 8vo, modern wrappers, lacks maps, light foxing throughout, light dampstain to title page, (Philadelphia): Young, Printer, 1832. Third Edition, Enlarged and Improved. Two of Mathew Carey's published letters are on Liberia's American colonists and the climate and commerce in Liberia.
New York: Harper, 1894. Ed. by Charles Eliot Norton. Frontis. in vol. III, 3 vols. 8vo, brown cloth, margins uncut, spine ends on all volumes lightly worn, dampstained on bottom margin of volume I. New York: Harper, 1894. First Collected Edition. Author was a novelist and renowned orator. Before the Civil War, he began a series of orations on the abolition of slavery and continued that theme in his editing of Harper's Weekly during the War. Other topics addressed by...
Hartford: Park Publishing, 1882. Illustrated. 618pp. 8vo, original brown cloth, inner hinge strengthened, edge of corners bumped, lacks one illustration. Hartford: Park Publishing, 1882. Second Edition. Douglass's third autobiography containing more details which were safe for him to disclose only after the close of The Civil War.
Philadelphia: William Stavely, 1838. Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged. 359pp. 12mo, original brown cloth, cloth lightly soiled, corners bumped, scattered light foxing. Philadelphia: William Stavely, 1838. Author was a rector of St. David's Church in Philadelphia and an abolitionist. There are several chapters in favor of the colonization of Liberia.
Columbus: Follett, Foster, 1858. Several engravings. 338pp. Small 8vo, original brown cloth, many pages underlined in ink, inner hinge weak, but holding, spine ends worn, edges of corners worn and bumped, cloth lightly soiled, lacks front flyleaf, some pages dampstained in margins, scattered foxing including some plates. Columbus: Follett, Foster, 1858. First Edition. Author was a leading abolitionist in Congress. Lincoln was a student of his speeches. Work p. 337.