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...
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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...
illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w.; (d.w. chipped). N.Y.: Norton, 1967. From the library of Milton Meltzer with some underlining by him.
New York: Knopf, 1973. Illus. thick 4to, black cloth, cloth lightly soiled, torn d.w. New York: Knopf, 1973.
mounted photo frontis. 12mo, modern buckram. N.Y., 1868. Organizer of the Free-Soil Party, active abolitionist, and supporter of John Brown. Written by his private secretary. Larned 2104.
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.
8vo, cloth-backed boards, d.w. New York, 1966.
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.
8vo, cloth. New York, (1969).
New York: Macmillan, 1901. Illustrated in black and white by Howard Chandler Christy. 522 pages, 8vo, full brown crushed morocco, gilt decorated inner dentelles, mottled endpapers. New York: Macmillan, 1901. A fine copy.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000. Illus. 8vo, pr. wrs., back wrapper lightly soiled. New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000). Uncorrected reader's proof copy.
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...
8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Oxford UP, 1984. vg.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1965. 508pp. 8vo, gray cloth, lightly soiled d.w. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1965. Lettering on spine upside down.
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.
Garden City: Anchor Press, 1978. Illus. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. Garden City: Anchor Press, 1978. vg.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. lightly soiled and with several small tears. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1982).
New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2007. Illus. 450pp. 8vo, yellow boards, d.w. New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, (2007). Near Fine.
illus. 477pp. 8vo, cloth. N.Y., 1959.
ed. by her daughter, Sarah H. Emerson. Frontispieces. 2 vols. 12mo, cloth, g.t., boxed. New York, 1897. Account of an outstanding Abolitionist Quaker, active also in prison reform, etc.
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.
New York: 1891. Fine content A.L.S. 8vo. 2 pages, New York, Jan. 11th 1891, to his publisher, in part: "...I have written out a brief account of a young Confederate, who is worthy to be remembered. If you like it, I can send another, of about the same length, in regard to Joseph Sowards, a Union scout who acted for Garfield in his East Kentucky campaign, and whose career had in it many resemblances to that of 'Harry Birch' in...
New York: Julian Messner, 1947. The Heroic Story of Frederick Douglass. Small 8vo, blue cloth. New York: Julian Messner, (1947). Very good.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. 622 pages, thick 12mo, blue cloth. New York: Oxford University Press, (1988). Fine. Charlotte Forten Grimké was an affluent and free African-American poet, abolitionist, teacher and activist in the 19th century. In addition to her poetry, Grimké wrote extensive diaries, which have been published here in one volume as a part of the series 'The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers'. This book holds fascinating insight into a rare perspective in antebellum America.