When I posted this, there were 38,498,997. If you don't take down all 38,498,997 listings. You are discriminating towards me!THIS SALE IS FOR HISTORICAL PRESERVATION ONLY. I DO NOT AGREE WITH TERMS THAT MAY BE USED IN THIS BOOK. VERY RARE, especially is this near fine condition. Tragedy of the Negro in America. Apx 7.5 " by 5" w/ 253 pages.
Navy cloth with gilt lettering and design & floral endpapers. Washington, John Brown and more. A Condensed History of the Enslavement, Sufferings, Emancipation, Present Condition, and Progress of the Negro Race in the United States of America.
Stanford, a black minister, left England for the United States in order to write a brief sketch of African American life, but was soon convinced that a pamphlet of ten or a dozen pages would not afford space enough for a satisfactory description to be made. " The book reflects Stanford's horror at what he found: "When [the history of the American Negro] shall be written it will be a terrible comment on the character of many so-called Christians. " Includes the number of "negroes lynched year by year.The differences between the treatment of black Americans before and after the Civil War comparing the conditions of slavery and the injustices incurred antebellum. He discusses the lives and works of Phyllis Wheatley, Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington as well as the impact of Harriet Beecher Stowes work and John Browns work in abolition.
Photos carefully as they are part of the description. All of my books are VERY OLD and have 100+ years of wear to varying degrees. Boards - very secure, the back cover looks great. Spine ends - very good. Inner hinges - very good.
Rips /folds - none that I saw. Other: - gilt on cover still quite bright.A VERY RARE book to add to your library. Please Add me to your Favorites list. AND check back now and then to see what's new! Otherwise I can't send you a new invoice.
T can take up to 14 days to get back East [rare, but it does happen] I use. This book is very old and. May have accumulated bad smells along the way [musty basement/ mildew/ smoke]. Dryer sheets in them for a few months makes a world of difference!
My nose doesn't work like it use to. So the old book smell doesn't bother me.
As far as I can tell -this book smells fine. The item "RARETRAGEDY of NEGR0 FREDERICK DOUGLASS SLAVE ANTIQUE BOOK BLACK AMERICANA" is in sale since Monday, January 20, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Books". The seller is "craminn" and is located in Sherwood, Oregon.
This item can be shipped to United States.