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AN INQUIRY INTO THE CONDITION AND PROSPECTS OF THE AFRICAN RACE IN THE UNITED STATES: And the Means of Bettering Its Fortunes.

Philadelphia: Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell, 1839. First edition. "Indignantly frown upon the first dawning of every attempt to alien any portion of our country from the rest."--George Washington (from the title page). Scarce volume on American slavery, with appeals to the Abolitionists, Slaveholders, Free States, and to the Union. Sabin 22635; Howes I61. Patterned cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Columbia University bookplate on front pastedown; call numbers pencilled on copyright page and inked along inner margin of contents page. Expert repair to spine ends where cloth had chipped and frayed, making this a very good copy with pages only lightly foxed.
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