I have some books posted in either antiques, art, or a collectible category, but you can.................. To see my son's old books. From preface: The years intervening since the abolition of American slavery leave a majority of our people ignorant of its workings, and of matters connected with it, except as they are cleaned from the pages of history, or from the lips of those now- grown old. Title states volume 1 - but he never published a volume 2.
Romances and Realities of the Underground Railroad. Ohio -H U Johnson / Buffalo- Charles Moulton. 7" by 5" with 194 pages. With 7 full page illustration.
And 1 small in text. Information about the Underground Railroad, giving stories and anecdotes as well as details about places and persons.Brief intro on slavery itself, how the slaves were transported, treated, laws, bounty hunters, etc. I put "horror stories" in the description bar/title because the 2 stories I read were filled with terror and horror! Johnson gathered the stories within this book from personal observation, extensive reading, visitations along many of the old lines, and numerous interviews and extensive correspondence with those heroic men and women who dared their fortunes and their personal liberty in the cause of humanity and right.
The'N' word in it [common at the time]. JO NORTON / LAVINIA / A RUSE /.THE ORIGINAL "JERRY" / A COOL WOMAN. GEORGE GREEN, OR CONSTANCY REWARDED.
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. Very good to excellent condition.... Boards - very secure, a few small spots to the back cover. Spine ends - pretty good, some wear & splits to the bottom 1.Back ones / front ones are just a wee bit worn through. Inner hinges - very good. Pages - very clean - only a few small spots. Writing - a plain white sticker on the front paste down from " Adams Nervine Asylum " in Jamaica Plain, Mass.
[read about the patients at the asylum at the very end of the listing] -- plus a very tiny sticker from the original bookseller. Rips /folds - no rips that I saw / rear free end paper [rfep] is folded in half, 3 dog ears, ..
Plus a few wee tips bent. I really wish a volume 2 had been published, the bit I did read was exciting, well written, and informative; I could almost see myself there in the story! Do you understand 19th century slave speech? This book will test you!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. Don't panic, I will get to ASAP. T can take up to 14 days to get back East. All others please contact me. 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 does not smell bad. Was incorporated in 1877 and opened in 1880 in. The estate provided an attractive, picturesque setting, as it was situated on Centre Street, in the neighborhood of Bussy Park and the.
Having previously been owned by J. The estate was vacated in 1976 and left to The Adams Trust. The first patient of the asylum was admitted on April 11, 1880.The statistics of the asylum show that of those admitted, unmarried women are in a great majority. According to the doctor, the nervousness in these women was directly related to them out working themselves and waiting upon others. Housework and teaching contributed to nearly 50 percent of the victims of nervous disorders. Nearly 20 percent of the patients came under the head of housewives. Among housewives, overwork, care, anxiety, and sleeplessness, incident to domestic afflictions, were the assigned causes. The asylum's only patient who has since become well-known was.
Alice was treated at the Adams-Nervine during the summer of 1883. The item "RARE 1894 UNDERGROUND SLAVE RAILROAD HORROR STORIES MURDER DIXIE BOUNTY HUNTER" is in sale since Saturday, August 28, 2021. 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.