Slavery

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    Behn, Aphra – Oroonoko, or, the Royal Slave

    (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1997) With an Introduction by Lore Metzger. 208 x 140 mm; laminated pictorial wraps; pp. xv + (i) + 78. Near fine. As Aphra Behn’s career inspired women especially writers Oroonoko was taken up as a weapon by reformers in the long battle against the slave trade. Over […]

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    Clark, Rufus W. – The African Slave Trade

    (Freeport: Books for Libraries Press, 1970) Facsimile of the 1860 first edition published in Boston by the American Tract Society; The Black Heritage Library Collection. 8vo; original black cloth; spine silver gilt; no dustwrapper; pp. (ii) + 102. Some spotting to endpapers. Very good condition. A treatise on the history of the slave trade and […]

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    Clarke, Duncan – Slaves & Slavery

    (Kent: Grange Books, 1998) 4to; laminated pictorial boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 192 incl. index; maps; monochrome illustrations in text; full-colour plates. Dustwrapper very slightly rubbed. Near fine condition. ‘The African slave trade is one of the most tragic and disturbing episodes in the history of mankind and the harrowing experiences of those who endured […]

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    Coupland, R – Wilberforce. A Narrative

    (London: Oxford University Press, 1923, 1st edition) 8vo; original burgundy cloth; spine gilt; pp. vi + (ii) + 528 incl. index; plates with tissue guards. Corners and edges a little bumped; ownership inscription dated August 1929 on half-title and owner’s name signed on title page; some browning and light spotting to endpapers and final leaves. […]

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    Drotning, Phillip T. – An American Traveler’s Guide to Black History

    (New York: Doubleday, 1968) Also published as ‘A Guide to Negro History in America’. 8vo; original blue cloth backed in black cloth; spine titled in gilt; no dustwrapper; pp. xiv + (ii) + 247 incl. index; monochrome plates. Very good condition. Very slightly frayed at head of spine; previous owner’s name signed on half-title. Several […]

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    Du Bois, W. E. Burghardt – The Suppression of the African Slave-Trade to the United States of America 1638-1870

    (New York: Schocken Books, 1969) 200 x 135 mm; pictorial wraps; pp. xxxvi + (ii) + 335 incl. index. Good to very good condition. Wraps somewhat sunned; corners of upper cover a little creased. First published in 1896. This edition with a new introduction by A. Norman Klein. ‘How far in a state can a […]

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    Mullin, Gerald W. – Flight and Rebellion. Slave Resistance in Eighteenth-Century Virginia

    (New York: Oxford University Press, 1974) 203 x 134 mm; wraps; pp. xviii + 219 incl. index; maps. Good to very good condition. Spine sunned; upper wrapper a little scratched; page edges somewhat browned; previous owner’s name signed on half-title. This is an extremely important book … It is the most detailed comprehensive and best […]

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    Prince, Mary – The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave

    (London: Penguin Books, 2000) Edited by Sara Salih. 196 x 127 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. xli + (i) + 115; facsimile title page from the third edition of 1831. Previous owner’s discreet book label on first page. Fine condition. The life story of Mary Prince employed as a domestic servant by Thomas Pringle secretary […]

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    Schneider, Dorothy and Carl J. – An Eyewitness History of Slavery in America From Colonial Times to the Civil War

    (New York: Checkmark Books, 2001) 277 x 214 mm; laminated pictorial wraps; pp. (vi) + 458 incl. index; monochrome illustrations in text. Wraps very slightly shelf-soiled with a little curl to corners. Very good condition. The history of the enslavement of African Americans in North America stretches from the beginning of European colonization and lasted […]

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