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"Let My People Go." F. W. Bird, Francis William. "Let My People Go."
Boston: Commercial Printing House, 1862. First edition. "Originally published in Norfolk Co. Journal of December 14, 1861, republished with slight additions and corrections" (from title page). Bird was a Massachussetts Republican politician and anti-slavery advocate known as the "Sage of Walpole." This is his call for the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in which he makes religious comparisons to Moses leading the slaves out of Egypt as in the old Negro Spiritual "Let My People Go." Dis-boound eight-page booklet (shows evidence of having once been bound). Faint stamp to bottom of title page, few light marks of soiling on back, otherwise about very good. OCLC locates only 3 copies in libraries. Rare.

[Book #51376]       Price: $150.00
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THE STORY OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO. Ina Corinne Brown. THE STORY OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO.
New York: Friendship Press, (1936). First edition. Former owner's name, address in ink on front endpaper. Near fine to fine, lacking dust jacket.

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INDIAN HISTORY FOR YOUNG FOLKS. F. S. Drake. INDIAN HISTORY FOR YOUNG FOLKS.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1885. First edition. Very good with light rubbing overall, heavier rubbing to corners and spine ends, one corner rubbed through to board, and base of spine frayed. Name on front blank, endpapers show light soiling, and rear endpaper torn along top. Still, an attractive copy in faintly soiled green cloth binding with brown embossed illustrations and gold stamped lettering on the front and spine that is still bright and unfaded.

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A PATRIOT'S HANDBOOK: Songs, Poems, Stories, and Speeches Celebrating the Land We Love. Caroline Kennedy. A PATRIOT'S HANDBOOK: Songs, Poems, Stories, and Speeches Celebrating the Land We Love.
New York: Hyperion, (2005). First edition. SIGNED by Caroline Kennedy on the title page. A large assemblage of patriotic literature chosen by Ms. Kennedy. Fine in fine dust jacket.

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LINCOLN CALENDAR: For the Year 1920, Illustrated. Abraham Lincoln, Daniel S. Knowlton. LINCOLN CALENDAR: For the Year 1920, Illustrated.
Boston: United Shoe Machinery Corporation, 1919. First edition. Small brown paperwraps printed in blue. Old glue stain to rear cover, otherwise very good to near fine. WEEKLY CALENDAR WITH LINCOLN QUOTES.

[Book #51896]       Price: $50.00
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THE LIFE OF REV. MICHAEL SCHLATTER: With a Full Account of his Travels and Labors among The Germans in Pennslvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia. Rev. Michael Schlatter, Rev. H. Harbaugh. THE LIFE OF REV. MICHAEL SCHLATTER: With a Full Account of his Travels and Labors among The Germans in Pennslvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia.
Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1857. First edition. Howes H-178. Including his services as Chaplain in the French and Indian War, and in the War of the Revolution. 1716 to 1790. Frontispiece of author's home with tissue. About very good in decorative dark brown boards with gilt lettering on spine, rear cover has small soiled marks, beginnings of fraying on lower spine end, previous owner's name twice, on free endpaper (top corner chipped), and again on front free page, light shallow damp stain along bottom edge of first 30 pages, and two Christmas stamps dated 1908 on Contents page.

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FURROW'S END: An Anthology of Great Farm Stories. Jim Thompson, E. B. White, M. K. Rawlings, Louis Bromfield. FURROW'S END: An Anthology of Great Farm Stories.
New York: Greenberg, (1946). First edition. Edited by the publisher, David B. Greenberg, with an introduction by Louis Bromfield. Includes Jim Thompson's "Mr. Simpson Makes a Sale" from his second novel, HEED THE THUNDER, published by Greenberg the same year. Also includes William Saroyan, Leo Tolstoi, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, E. B. White, et al. Very good to near fine with touch of rumpling to spine and few tiny spots to cloth; in dust jacket with tiny hole to front spine fold, foxing to flap folds, and minor wear to spine ends but otherwise bright and near fine.

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LETTER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY: In Answer to a Resolution of the Senate of the 18th Instant, in Relation to the Contracts Made With Robert L. Stevens for the Construction of a Steam Floating Battery. Gideon Welles. LETTER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY: In Answer to a Resolution of the Senate of the 18th Instant, in Relation to the Contracts Made With Robert L. Stevens for the Construction of a Steam Floating Battery.
[Washington, DC: Government Printing Office], 1862. First edition. 37th Congress, 2nd Session, Ex. Doc. No. 34. The Senate. March 24, 1862. Near fine, disbound.

[Book #51398]       Price: $45.00
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