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An American Southerner Calls forABOLITION in 1767
(“A” is for “An ANTI-Slavery Statement published in 18th-Century VIRGINIA).  [Lee, Arthur]. [drop-title] Extract from an address in the Virginia Gazette, of March 19, 1767. [Philadelphia?: Pr. by Joseph Crukshank?, 1780?]. Small 12mo. 4 pp.
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An Address tothe “Livery”
(Abolition).   To the livery of London. [London, 1791?]. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). 24 pp. (lacking pp. 9–16).
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Back to Africa?
American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States.  [drop-title] Memorial of the President and Board of Managers of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States. January 14, 1817. Read and ordered to lie on the table. [Washington: William A. Davis, 1817]. 8vo. 5 pp.
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A Dobson Printing ofAsplund's Annual Register
Anti-Slavery Content
Asplund, John.  The annual register of the Baptist denomination, in North-America; to the first of November, 1790. Containing an account of the churches and their constitutions, ministers, members, associations, their plan and sentiments, rule and order, proceedings and correspondence. Also remarks upon practical religion. [Philadelphia: Pr. by Thomas Dobson, 1792]. Small 4to. iv, 5-57, [1], 69-70 pp.
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AT LEAST THREE “FIRSTS”First English Septuagint
First American-Translated English N.T.First Bible Printed by an American Woman
Bible.  English. 1808. Thomson.  The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Covenant, commonly called the Old and New Testament: Translated from the Greek. By Charles Thomson.  Philadelphia: Pr. by Jane Aitken, 1808. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). 4 vols. I: [252] ff. II: [245] ff. III: [222] ff. IV: [240] ff.
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Designed by P.J. ConkwrightA Signer's Sad, Sensational End
Boyd, Julian P.  The murder of George Wythe. Philadelphia: Privately Printed for The Philobiblon Club, 1949. Small 8vo (20 cm; 7.75"). [2] ff., 45, [3 (last blank) pp.
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He Wanted to Be a Missionary to the Chiriguanos . . .
He Learned Angolan” Instead & Served Lima's Blacks
Buendía, José.  Vida admirable y prodigiosas virtudes del venerable y apostolico padre Francisco del Castillo de la Compañia de Jesus, natural de Lima, ciudad de Los Reyes en la provincia del Perù. Madrid: Antonio Roman, 1693. 4to. [16] ff., 666 pp., [1] f. (without the portrait).
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Hand-Colored New Orleans IllustrationsPresentation CopySigned by the Artist
Cable, George Washington.  Old Creole days. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1943. 8vo (25.9 cm, 10.2"). Col. frontis., xxxi, [1], 224, [2] pp.; 8 col. plts.
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The First Book Printed in the New World inThree ColorsSpecial Illuminated Copy
Catholic Church.  Diocese of Santiago (Chile). Synod (1763), & Synod (1688).  Synodo diocesana, que celebró el ilustrissimo Senõr Doctor Don Manuel de Alday y Aspee, Obispo de Santiago de Chile ... en el iglesia catedral de dicha ciudad. Á que se dió princípio el dia quatro de enero de mil setecientos sesenta y tres años; y se publicó en veintidos de abril de dicho año. Lima: Oficina de la Calle de la Encarnación, 1764. Folio (28 cm; 11"). [4] ff., 170 pp., [13] ff; [7 ff.], 168 pp.
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Apology” NOT Accepted!
[Dexter, Franklin]. A letter to the Hon. Samuel A. Eliot, representative in Congress from the city of Boston, in reply to his apology for voting for the fugitive slave bill. Boston: Wm. Crosby & H.P. Nichols, 1851. 8vo. 57 pp.

Dickens Goes toAMERICA
Dickens, Charles.  American notes for general circulation. Avon, CT: Made for the Members of the Limited Editions Club, 1975. 8vo (25.5 cm, 10.1"). Col. frontis., xv, [3], 272, [2] pp.; 2 double-page col. plts., 5 col. plts.
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Black Poet, Black Photographers, Black Subjects, Major White Publisher
*&* a Margaret Armstrong Book Design
Dunbar, Paul Laurence.  When Malindy sings. New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1903. 8vo (22.5 cm; 8.875").144 pp. (the blank leaf prior to the half-title is included in the page count).
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Acts on theCusp of Secession
Georgia.  Laws, statutes, etc.  Acts of the General Assembly of the state of Georgia, passed in Milledgeville, at the annual session in November and December, 1860. Milledgeville: Bougton, Nisbett & Barnes, 1861. 8vo. 267, [1] pp.
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LAW MANUAL Published by One South CarolinaFREEMASON & Used by Another
(Just One Notable Mark of Emphasis BUT That an Apt One)
[Grimké, John Faucheraud], comp.  The South-Carolina justice of peace, containing all the duties, powers and authorities of that office, as regulated by the laws now of force in this state. And adapted to the parish and county magistrate, to which is added, a great variety of warrants, indictments and other precedents.... Philadelphia: R. Aitken & Son, 1796. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). viii, 641, [3 (index)] pp. (622–25 incorrectly paginated 522–25).
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More than One Lifetime's Worth of Adventure & Interesting Ideas
Harriott, John.  Struggles through life, exemplified in the various travels and adventures in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, of John Harriott, Esq. London: Pr. for the author, 1815. 12mo (18 cm, 7.1"). 3 vols. I: Frontis., xvxv, [1], 443, [1] pp. II: xii, 428, [2] pp. III: vii, [1], 479, [1] pp. (lacking pp. 69–72); 1 fold. plt., 1 plt.
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Extra-Illustrated Sample for a Book Exhaustive of the Subjects Treated
& Worthy of the Commonwealth”
An Abolitionist Hero-Worshipper's Copy
Headley, Phineas Camp.  Massachusetts in the rebellion, a record of the historical position of the commonwealth, and the services of the leading statesmen, the military, the colleges, and the people, in the civil war of 1861–65. Boston: Walker, Fuller and Co., 1866. Small 8vo (23.6 cm; 9.25"). Engr. frontis., xii, 16, [24] pp.; [8] plts., [2] pp. mss.
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Popular Philosophical Dialogues
Helps, Arthur, Sir.  Friends in council: A series of readings and discourse thereon. Boston & Cambridge: James Munroe & Co. (pr. by Allen & Farnham), 1853. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"2 vols. I: [2 (adv.)], viii, [2], 291, [1] pp. II: vi, [2], 271, [1] pp.
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Printed to Commemorate theFirst Anniversary
of His Death
King, Martin Luther, Jr.  Letter from Birmingham jail. Stamford: The Overbrook Press, [1968]. Small quarto. [8 (4 blank)], 17, [3 (2 blank)] pp.

Southern, for Sure
Lambert, Mary Eliza Perine Tucker.  Poems. New York: M. Doolady, 1867. 12mo (18.3 cm, 7.25"). xi, [1], [5]–237, [1] pp. (lacking 2 plts.).
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Quaker Meditations A Neat Compendium
  Two Women in the Contents Womanly Provenance, Too
[Law, William]. An extract from a treatise on the spirit of prayer, or the soul rising out of the vanity of time into the riches of eternity. With some thoughts on war. Remarks on the nature and bad effects of the use of spirituous liquors. And considerations on slavery. Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1780. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.45"). 84 pp. [bound with] Webb, Elizabeth. A letter...to Anthony William Boehm, with his answer. Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1783. 44 pp. [with] [Benezet, Anthony].  In the life of the lady Elizabeth Hastings... [Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1784]. 8 pp.
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Part of the TreatyFreed a Few Slaves
Madison, James (President, 1809–17).  Message from the President of the United States, transmitting documents relative to the execution of the first article of the Late Treaty between the United States and Great Britain. February 7, 1817. Ordered to be printed for the use of the Senate. Washington: Pr. by William A. Davis, 1817. 8vo. 103 pp.
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Esther the Queen, in Holy Writ, Shone Like a Star, Her Name Was Great
(Mallory, Mary Esther).  Manuscript. “Acrostic on M.E.M.” Norwalk, CT: 1824. Small 8vo (20 x 15.5 cm; 7.75" x 6"). 2 pp.
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TheFIRST Dominican-Born Writer to Publish a Book
& a Book about HISPANOLA at That!
Sánchez Valverde, Antonio.  Idea del valor de la isla Española, utilidades que de ella puede sacar su monarquia. Madrid: Impr. de Pedro Marin, 1785. 4to. [4] ff., xx, 208 pp., [2] ff., table; without the map.

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Better Perpetuation of Slavery than the Dissolution of the Union
Sherman, Henry.  Slavery in the United States of America; its national recognition and relations, from the establishment of the confederacy, to the present time. A word to the North and the South. Hartford: Hurlburt & Pond, 1860. 12mo (18 cm; 7" ). pp. xvi, [9]–187.
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Was Uncle Tom's Cabin“A Fair Delineation of Slavery”?
Stowe, Harriet Beecher.  A key to Uncle Tom's Cabinpresenting the original facts and documents upon which the story is founded. Together with corroborative statements verifying the truth of the work. London: Thomas Bosworth; Clarke, Beeton, & Co., 1853. 8vo (17.9 cm, 7.1"). viii, 595, [1], 4 (adv). pp.
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An English Quaker Merchant Tours the U.S.
Sutcliff, Robert.  Travels in some parts of North America, in the years 1804, 1805, & 1806. Philadelphia: B. & T. Kite, 1812. 12mo (17.7 cm, 6.9"). ix, [1], 289, [1] pp.; 1 fold. plt.
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Vermont Law from 1824 to 1834
Thompson, Daniel Pierce, comp.  The laws of Vermont, of a public and permanent nature, coming down to, and including the year 1834. Montpelier: Knapp & Jewett, 1835. 8vo (24.3 cm, 9.6"). 228 pp.
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Formerly “Those Extraordinary Twins”
Twain, Mark.  Pudd'nhead Wilson. Avon, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1974. 8vo (27.3 cm, 10.75"). [18], 164, [4] pp.; illus.
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Back to Africa (Yet again) . . .
United States. Congress.  [drop-title] Report on colonizing the free people of colour of the United States. February 11, 1817. Read, and committed to a committee of the whole House on Monday next. [Washington: William A. Davis, 1817]. 8vo. 5 pp.
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Abolishing “Traffick” Proposing “Colinization”
United States. Congress.  [drop-title] Joint resolution for abolishing the traffick in slaves, and colinization [sic] of the free people of colour of the United States. February 11, 1817. Read, and committed to a committee of the whole House on Monday next. [Washington: William A. Davis, 1817]. 8vo. 2 pp.

The Plantation Owners Make Their CaseMuch Relating to Louisiana
United States.  Department of the Treasury.  [drop-title] Sugar cane, &c. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in reply to a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 25th of January last, upon the subject of the cultivation of the sugar cane, and the manufacture and refinement of sugar. [Washington: No publisher/printer, 1831]. 8vo. 68 pp.
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Search & Seizure
Van Buren, Martin (President, 1837–41).   [drop-title] Search or seizure of American vessels on coast of Africa, &c. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a report from the Secretary of State, in relation to seizures or search of American vessels, &c. March 3, 1841. Read, and laid upon the table. [Washington, 1841]. 8vo. 766 pp.
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Anti-British Commentary & anEarly American Catholicum
Walsh, Robert, Jr.  An appeal from the judgments of Great Britain respecting the United States of America. Part first, containing an historical outline of their merits and wrongs as colonies; and strictures upon the calumnies of the British writers. Philadelphia: Pub. by Mitchell, Ames, and White; W. Brown, Pr., 1819. 8vo. lvi, 512 pp. (without the errata slip).
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GEHENNA Fine Press Afro-Americanum
Woolman, John.  Some considerations on the keeping of Negroes 1754; Considerations on the keeping of Negroes 1762. [Northampton, MA]: [colophon: Printed at The Gehenna Press, copyright 1975]. 8vo (21 cm.; 8.25"). 84 pp., [6] ff.
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Jenkins Company, booksellers, Austin. The South, Civil War, blacks, and slavery. Austin: The Jenkins Company, 1985. Folio.

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