Princeton University, (c. 2001). Hardcover. dj. 24cm. INSCRIBED by Harries. From the library of Professor Thomas M. Greene.
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n.p. [New Orleans?]: n.d. [probably early 20th century]. Paperback. illustration, music, [10p. Softcover in original tri-colored (purple, gold and green) triple wrapper. String-tied at top. 21cm Covers faded along edges. Contents sound and clean." Illustration titled "Betsy Strawberry" is by John Pemberton. At head of title on tri-covers: A Souvenir.....
New York: Tobias Press, 1911. 1st ed. Hardcover. 143p. Attractive recent quarterbinding. 17cm. Modest soiling and wear in text including a fingerprint-sized brown spot on title-page. No Jacket. A scarce book of poetry.
Boston: Otis, Broaders & Co., 1838. 1st ed. Hardcover. viii, 172p. Original blind-stamped cloth. 18cm. Corner bumped. Minor fraying at extremities. Foxed (intensity varies from heavily on several pages to quite lightly on some others). Blank piece torn from margin of one text leaf. Poetry. Sabin 30917.
Buenos Aires: Imprenta Roetzier, 1939. Hardcover. 32p. 19cm. No jacket. INSCRIBED by Hayes. Poetry.
New York: Fleming H. Revell, (c. 1909). Hardcover. frontis, photos, illustrations, index, 372p. Original yellow-orange cloth. 21cm. Lacks front free endpaper. Ends of backstrip rubbed. Modest rubbing and wear on backstrip. No jacket. Headland states in the Preface that his wife had served as physician to the family of the...
Singapore: Woodrose Publications, (c. 1976). 1st ed. Paperback. 36p. Softcover in original wrapper. 22cm.
Singapore: Woodrose Publications, (c. 1976). 1st ed. Paperback. 101p. Softcover in Original wrapper. 22cm.
London: Richard Bentley, 1867. 1st ed. Hardcover. f15 black & white illustrations (including frontis), 280p. Rebound in old (possibly contemporary) 1/2 leather. 25cm. Joints rubbed. Bookplates of two former owners' on front endpaper.Name plates on front endpapers. Scattered bits of foxing.
New York: J. Selwin Tait, (c. 1894). Hardcover. frontis, 347p. Decorated green cloth. 19cm. Fraying at ends of backstrip; otherwise a reasonably bright copy (with lower margin worn on last few leaves of text). No Jacket. A novel set in the Arab Middle East.
Hamden: Archon Books, 1976. 1st ed. Hardcover. xiv, 257p. Hardcover. dj. 21cm.
NY & London: G. P. Putnam's, 1899. First edition. Hardcover. frontis, photos, folding map (in pocket), xiv, 485p. plus (2)p. publisher's advertisements. Decorated dark gray cloth. 22cm. Internal library markings ("The Imperial Library" in Washington). Substantial staining in margins on about half the text. Light stain on lower half of...
New York: M. L. Holbrook, 1896. 15th Thousand. Hardcover. 159p. plus p. publisher's advertisements for other books on health for women. Original brown cloth. Floral endpapers. 19cm.
Austin, Texas: Published for the Author, 1892. 1st ed. Hardcover. 179p. plus (7) p. advertisements. Original gray cloth with gilt letteringpm frpmt cover and backstrip. 19cm. An uncommon anti-black novel.
Conway, NH: La Tienda El Quetzal, 1987. Hardcover. 267p. Cloth. 21`cm. No Jacket (probably as published). Reprint of the 1887 London edition.
San Francisco: n.d. [1970s?]. Broadsheet (22 x 29cm.): color reproduction of quilt showing Frederick Douglass speaking; and blurb giving history of quilt and Douglass on rear. [also] Greeting card (folded in four to 13 x 18cm.): color reproduction of Douglass Quilt on front; short blurb giving history of quilt and...
Boston: John P. Jewett and Company; Cleveland: Jewett, Proctor and Worthington; New York: Sheldon, Lamport and Blakeman, 1856. 1st ed. Hardcover. xii, 418p. Original brown cloth. 19cm. Ends of backstrip chipped. Dime-sized dark spot on front cover. Small hole in front joint. Modest foxing (including a leaf-shaped batch in lower...
New York: Scribner's, 1948. 1st ed. Hardcover. 311p. Cloth. dj. 21cm. Jacket has quite a number of small chips and scuffs. A presentable copy in jacket of the last book by Hurston published during her lifetime.
New York: Scribner's, 1948. Not a lst. Hardcover. 311p. Original gray cloth. 21cm. No jacket. Her last book.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1935. 1st ed. Hardcover. frontis, 10 ills (by Miguel Covarrubias), 343p.Original cloth. 22cm. Ex lib. (Bushnell-Sage Memorial Library in Sheffield, MA). Lacks front free endpaper. No jacket.
Washington: Egyptian Embassy, 1954. [1st ed.?]. Paperback. photos in text, 29p. Pamphlet. 23cm. Edge browned. Written by the wife of the Egyptian Ambassador to the United States. Based on a lecture she gave at the University of Chicago.
Alger: E. Imbert, (1942). Paperback. 71, p. Softcover in original wrapper. 27cm. Bottom sixth of front cover stained. Moderate foxing on outer leaves. French text. Edition limited to 600 copies of which this copy No. 285 is one of 570 "sur Couche Creme."
Ohiladelphia: 1938. 1st ed. Paperback. x, 153p. Softcover in original gray wrapper. 24cm. Modest cover wear including a bit of soil and minor chipping. Contents sound and clean. Johnson was the first African American woman to receive a doctoral degree in sociology.
New York: The author, c. 1940. Hardcover. map, graphs, [ii]-v, 28p. Cloth-backed wrapper (yellowing). 28cm. Text printed on one side only. Printed "With the Compliments of the Author" card clipped to the title-leaf. We know nothing about the author of this uncommon study.
New York: Arno Press, 1977. Hardcover. frontis, illustrations, 303p. Blue cloth. 21cm. No Jacket. Reprint of the 1858 edition published in Philadelphia.