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Black history; past and present (Author Signed), Allen, James E
1 Allen, James E Black history; past and present (Author Signed)
Exposition Press 1971 0682473227 / 9780682473224 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed to "Frederick Douglass, James Egert Allen" on end paper. This may be the grandson of the famous Frederick Augustus Douglass an American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman who lived in the late 1800's. Endpapers have discoloration from age. Dust has some small tears and spotting. (See Scan) Excellent historical information about notable African American people in history. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Rare signed copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; Signed by Author 
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2 Bradford, Ned Battles and Leaders of the Civil War
New York , NY The Fairfax Press 1979 0517298201 / 9780517298206 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Green cover. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 626 pages 
Price: 8.97 USD
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Heart talks, Carradine, B
3 Carradine, B Heart talks
God's Revivalist Office 1899 Third Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Contents clean, pages tight. Back cover has discoloration. Edges show signs of edgewear, overall good copy. Has small paper label with Mrs. Dale Chappell's name and signed by F.L. Chappell from Nampa, Idaho the location of a Nazarene University. The Chappell name is notable in Holiness history. Born April 4, 1842, in Yazoo County, Mississippi, he moved with his family the Yazoo City in 1852. He served with the Confederate Army for the last five months of the Civil War. Educated at the University of Mississippi, he was ordained a Methodist elder in 1878. He served in parsonages in New Orleans and Mississippi.Carradine wrote 26 books which primarily advanced his religious beliefs. Several of his books were centered on the concept of sanctification. He also wrote about his opposition to the Louisiana lottery making an analogy between it and slavery. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; 278 pages; p 
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Revival incidents, Carradine, B
4 Carradine, B Revival incidents
Chicago, Ill Christian Witness Co 1913 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with gold lettering. A rare copy of authors book on revivals. Many sermons including, but not limited to, The Restitutions of a Revival Meeting, The Revelations of a Revival Meeting, Decepments of a Revival Meeting, Strange Cases, The Remuneration in some Meetings, and many more. Born April 4, 1842, in Yazoo County, Mississippi, he moved with his family the Yazoo City in 1852. He served with the Confederate Army for the last five months of the Civil War. Educated at the University of Mississippi, he was ordained a Methodist elder in 1878. He served in parsonages in New Orleans and Mississippi.Carradine wrote 26 books which primarily advanced his religious beliefs. Several of his books were centered on the concept of sanctification. He also wrote about his opposition to the Louisiana lottery making an analogy between it and slavery. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; 245 pages 
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THE SECOND BLESSING IN SYMBOL, Carradine, B.
5 Carradine, B. THE SECOND BLESSING IN SYMBOL
Chicago, Ill The Christian Witness Company 1893 Third Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with gold print. Prior owner's name in front. (Rev. Roy McKinney Nazarene evangelist.) Born April 4, 1842, in Yazoo County, Mississippi, the author moved with his family the Yazoo City in 1852. He served with the Confederate Army for the last five months of the Civil War. Educated at the University of Mississippi, he was ordained a Methodist elder in 1878. He served in parsonages in New Orleans and Mississippi.Carradine wrote 26 books which primarily advanced his religious beliefs. Several of his books were centered on the concept of sanctification. He also wrote about his opposition to the Louisiana lottery making an analogy between it and slavery. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Very clean contents. 
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Sanctification, Carradine, Rev. B. & Rev. L. L. Pickett
6 Carradine, Rev. B. & Rev. L. L. Pickett Sanctification
Columbia, SC L. L. Pickett 1890 1st Thus; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Orangish cover with gold print. Floral design on cover. Corners dented and worn. Contents clean. Rare work by author on sanctification. Introduction by Rev. L. L. Pickett. Born April 4, 1842, in Yazoo County, Mississippi, he moved with his family the Yazoo City in 1852. He served with the Confederate Army for the last five months of the Civil War. Educated at the University of Mississippi, he was ordained a Methodist elder in 1878. He served in parsonages in New Orleans and Mississippi. [3]Carradine wrote 26 books[4] which primarily advanced his religious beliefs. Several of his books were centered on the concept of sanctification. He also wrote about his opposition to the Louisiana lottery making an analogy between it and slavery.This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. 
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Remarks on the Slavery Question In a Letter to Jonathan Phillips, Esq., Channing, William E.
7 Channing, William E. Remarks on the Slavery Question In a Letter to Jonathan Phillips, Esq.
Boston, MA James Munroe and Co. 1839 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Brown paper cover with handwritten title. Endpaper missing thus book starts with Title page. Yellowing and some foxing to pages due to age. This is the original 1839 printing and not a reprint or digital printing. This book is culturally important as it discloses the slavery question early in the century and may be considered as one of the primary source publications on the subject of African American's and slavery. It was written by William Ellery Channing (April 7, 1780 – October 2, 1842) was the foremost Unitarian preacher in the United States in the early nineteenth century and along with Andrews Norton, (1786-1853), one of Unitarianism's leading theologians. He was known for his articulate and impassioned sermons and public speeches, and as a prominent thinker in the liberal theology of the day. Channing's religion and thought were among the chief influences on the New England Transcendentalists, though he never countenanced their views, which he saw as extreme. The beliefs he espoused, especially within his "Baltimore Sermon[1]" of May 5, 1819, at the ordination of a future famous theologian and educator in his own right, Jared Sparks, (1789-1866), as the first minister (1819-1823) of the newly organized (1817) "First Independent Church of Baltimore" (later the "First Unitarian Church of Baltimore (Unitarian and Universalist)"). Here he espoused his principles and tenets of the developing philosophy and theology of "Unitarianism" resulted in the organization later in 1825 of the first Unitarian denomination in America (American Unitarian Association) and the later developments and mergers between Unitarians and Universalists resulting finally in the Unitarian Universalist Association of America in 1961. Channing was writing in response to Henry Clay's speech on slavery. Now you can own an original 1839 printing of this famous work. Scarce. 
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8 Child, Lydia Maria Francis Isaac T. Hopper A true life
Boston, MA Jewett, Proctor & Worthington; [etc., etc.] 1853 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover, hinges weak. Top of spine shows fraying. Photo of Hopper opposite of Title page. Light foxing due to age. Some of the pages beginning to seperate from sewing, but not loose. Pages have no underlining or highlighting. Hopper was a famous Quaker and much is said about the society related to this time period. Rare work by L. Maria Child (1802-1880) writer and women's activist. Ms. Child wrote some early appeals addressing slavery such as "An appeal in favor of that class of Americans called Africans". This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photo.; 493 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
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A Supplementary index to J. Winston Coleman, Jr.'s A Bibliography of Kentucky History, Cloutier, Philip R.
9 Cloutier, Philip R. A Supplementary index to J. Winston Coleman, Jr.'s A Bibliography of Kentucky History
Louisville, KY Privately Printed 1964 PhotoCopy; First Impression Manila Folder or Binder Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy of this index. J. Winston Coleman, Jr. was a native of Lexington, Ky. He received degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Kentucky and was president of the general contracting firm of Coleman & Davis, Inc. In the 1930s his interest turned toward Kentucky history. His first book, MASONRY IN THE BLUEGRASS, was published in 1933. In 1936 Coleman retired to Winburn, his Lexington farm, in order to devote time to historic research and writing. He wrote more than a dozen books and pamphlets, including STAGECOACH DAYS IN THE BLUEGRASS (1835), SLAVERY TIMES IN KENTUCKY (1940), A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF KENTUCKY HISTORY (1940), LEXINGTON DURING THE CIVIL WAR (1968) and HISTORIC KENTUCKY (1967). ; Photocopy Only; ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 33 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Ohio At Vicksburg Report of the Ohio Vicksburg Battlefield Commission, Gault, W. P.
10 Gault, W. P. Ohio At Vicksburg Report of the Ohio Vicksburg Battlefield Commission
Ohio Gault 1906 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Cover is in poor condition with discoloration on spine and outside edges. Front hinge beginning to crack, not seperated. Contents clean. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Rare work. ; Photographs/maps; 371 pages; p 
Price: 37.98 USD
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Scouts, Spies, and Detectives of the Great Civil War, Hazelton, Joseph Powers
11 Hazelton, Joseph Powers Scouts, Spies, and Detectives of the Great Civil War
Washington, D. C. The National Tribune 1899 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Pages browning due to age. May have stain or chiping due to storage. Thrilling adventures, Daring deeds, Heroic Exploits, and Wonderful Escapes. Original not a reprint. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Scarce if not rare. ; 
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A Scriptural, Ecclesiastical, and Historical View of Slavery from the Days of The Patriarch Abraham To The Nineteenth Century addressed to the Right Rev. Alonzo Potter, D.D., Hopkins, John Henry
12 Hopkins, John Henry A Scriptural, Ecclesiastical, and Historical View of Slavery from the Days of The Patriarch Abraham To The Nineteenth Century addressed to the Right Rev. Alonzo Potter, D.D.
New York , NY W. I. Pooley & Co. 1864 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Beautifully rebound in black cloth with gold print. Contents clean and bright. Reverend Hopkins thinking is captured in his statement , "...while I should rejoicein the adoption of any plan of gradual abolition which could be accepted peacefully by general consent, I can not see that we have any right to interfere with the domestic institutions of the south, either by law or by the Gospel."Appendix and notes contain extracts from Bangster's Polyglot showing the true sense of the Hebrew. There is also several notes from the Latin Vulgate written in Latin. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Rare.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 376 pages 
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The Jewel of Liberty Abraham Lincoln's Re-Election and the End of Slavery, Long, David
13 Long, David The Jewel of Liberty Abraham Lincoln's Re-Election and the End of Slavery
Mechanicsburg, PA Stackpole Books 1994 0811702170 / 9780811702171 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue and Red cover with Gold print on Spine. Inscribed on title page by author June 18, 1998. "Roma to a fine student and delightful person, Best Regards, David E. Long." Extensive bibliography and index. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! Rare. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; Photos, Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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14 Manford, Erasmus Twenty-five years in the West
Chicago, Ill E. Manford ; 1870 Revised Edition; Various Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Reddish brown cover worn and ragged. Contents clean. Some foxing. Manford, a travelling preacher tell of the events in the 1840"s. Howes m250 We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Engraving; 359 pages 
Price: 22.78 USD
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Jefferson and Monticello  The Biography of a Builder, Mclaughlin, Jack
15 Mclaughlin, Jack Jefferson and Monticello The Biography of a Builder
Henry Holt and Co. 1988 0805004823 / 9780805004823 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Author inscribed and signed bookplate. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. This book, a National Book Award nominee in 1988, is the life of Thomas Jefferson as seen through the prism of his love affair with Monticello. For over half a century, it was his consuming passion, his most serious amusement. With a sure command of sources and skilled intuitive understanding of Jefferson, McLaughlin crafts and uncommon portrait of builder and building alike. En route he tells us much about life in Virginia; about Monticello‚Äôs craftsmen and how they worked their materials; about slavery, class, and family; and, above all, about the multiplicity of domestic concerns that preoccupied this complex man. It is and engaging and incisive look at the eighteenth-century mind: systematic, rational, and curious, but also playful, comfort-loving, and amusing. Ultimately, it provides readers with great insight into daily life in Colonial and Federal America. ; 1.3 x 8.8 x 6.1 Inches; 289 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Story Of A Slave Slavery's Social Evil, No Author Listed
16 No Author Listed The Story Of A Slave Slavery's Social Evil
Unknown UNknown c1900 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
Rare Pulp (paperback) printing story of the slave Paul who is seduced by the white mistess Virgina. No wonder there is no author or publisher mentioned. Yellowing pages show age and becoming brittle. Set in Louisianna. The writer makes you believe he is Paul and he will never betray Virgina's true identity. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. very rare.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 192 pages 
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Slave Songs Of the Georgia Sea Islands, Parrish, Lydia
17 Parrish, Lydia Slave Songs Of the Georgia Sea Islands
New York Creative Age Press 1942 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Black cloth cover with picture . Red and silver lettering. Very clean contents small tear in top of spine otherwise fine condition. Music transcribed by Creighton Churchill and Robert MacGimsey, introduction by Olin Downes, the book represents 25 years of research by the author, Lydia Parrish, the wife of the famous artist and illustrator Maxfield Parrish, filled with music, maps, photos, and other illustrations. Includes chapters on Slave Songs and their preservation, African survivals on the Coast of Georgia, Afro-American Shout Songs, Ring-Play Dance and Fiddle Songs, Religious songs, Work Songs, and B ibliography. Also contanis a listo of the music and a listof illustrations. Complete bibliography. Scarce.; Musical score, photo, map; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 256 pages 
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Meet Addy  An American Girl, Book One, Porter, Connie & Melodye Rosales
18 Porter, Connie & Melodye Rosales Meet Addy An American Girl, Book One
Pleasant Company 1993 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by Connie Porter, author. Obtained at book fair where book was introduced. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Addy Walker's family is planning a dangerous escapefrom slavery in the summer of 1864. But before they can make the escape, the worst happens--Master Stevens decides to sell some of his slaves, including Poppa and Addy's brother, Sam. Addy and Momma take the terrible risk of escaping by themselves, hoping that the family eventually will be together again in Philadelphia. Set during America's own struggle over slavery, the Civil War, Addy's story is one of great courage and love--love of family and love of freedom. Rare signed copy. ; 8.50 X 7 X 1.30 inches; 69 pages; Signed by Author 
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Like Grass before the Scythe  The Life and Death of Sgt William Remmel 121st NY Infantry, Remmel, William; Bender, Ph.D. Robert Patrick
19 Remmel, William; Bender, Ph.D. Robert Patrick Like Grass before the Scythe The Life and Death of Sgt William Remmel 121st NY Infantry
University Alabama Press 2007 0817315527 / 9780817315528 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Looks brand new! Dust jacket protected in mylar. ; 1 x 9.1 x 6.3 Inches; 200 pages;
Uncommonly articulate letters from a young German-American soldier with the Union forces.
During a conflict that saw death visit many households in the land, this is the story of a young recruit’s devotion to family and nation. William Remmel’s letters cover more than two full years of service in the 121st New York Infantry Regiment during the Civil War, from August 1862 to October of 1864. They provide details on military and social history in the eastern theater of operations and on the experience of the homefront in upstate New York among a largely immigrant, working-class family and community. Like every other soldier in every other war, Remmel’s experiences are both universal and unique. They are universal in his experience of boredom, privation, discomfort, and ultimately, obliteration. His circumstances were idiosyncratic in that he was an immigrant boy, serious, thoughtful, articulate, who represents a constituency of one.
Sergeant Remmel’s unit (which was for a time commanded by Emory Upton, an important figure in the post-war army) was part of the 6th Corps, Army of the Potomac. He was a German immigrant who had settled with his parents and family in far upstate New York. The author wrote in English and apparently his parents responded in German. Perhaps this cultural difference led Remmel to be particularly careful in his writing and to explain events with unusual precision.
In addition to the important material on an immigrant family’s experience, Remmel also deals with the question of slavery, illness and hospital care (when he was wounded), the problem of hard war/total war, as well as the campaigns of Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and the Shenandoah Valley in 1864. He disappears, MIA, at the Battle of Cedar Creek, October 19, 1864. His family believed he died as a POW at Andersonville Prison, and they spent a good deal of time and effort vainly trying to determine his fate.
 
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The Fabulous History of the Dismal Swamp Company  A Story of George Washington's Times, Royster, Charles
20 Royster, Charles The Fabulous History of the Dismal Swamp Company A Story of George Washington's Times
Knopf 1999 0679433457 / 9780679433453 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Maroon cover with gold lettering. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. In this absorbing narrative Charles Royster traces the rise and fall of the eighteenth-century transatlantic culture that was built on the insatiable demand in Europe for Virginia tobacco and the equally insatiable American demand for European manufactured goods.

Moving from the plantations of Virginia and Antigua to the warehouses of London and Glasgow, from the Gold Coast of Africa to the valleys of the Allegheny Mountains, from the iron furnaces of southern Wales to the subscribers' room of Lloyd's of London, Professor Royster gives us the story of the Dismal Swamp Company, a fantastically delusional enterprise that proposed draining and developing a vast morass along the Virginia-North Carolina border. Examining the interconnected lives of the company's partners, Royster reveals a colonial order built on a system of cronyism, conspicuous consumption, and debt that seems hauntingly familiar. He writes about the many schemers and dreamers (including George Washington, Robert "King" Carter, two William Byrds, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, and Robert Morris) who failed to amass their desired fortunes, and a few realists (Samuel Gist, Dr. Thomas Walker, and Anthony Bacon) who succeeded, but at the dire expense of others. And we see the breakdown of this culture and the transition to a more democratic, though similar, system after the Revolution.

Throughout Royster's narrative we seepossessors possessed by their possessions, slaveholders possessed by slavery, and heirs possessed by litigation. Connecting all their stories are their unceasing efforts to make something substantial out of the insubstantial--chief among them the almost unbelievable delusion that fortunes could be made from the Dismal Swamp.; 2.1 x 9.7 x 6.7 Inches; 640 pages 
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