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1 Boswell (William Boswell Johnson) The Loves of Jonathan and Virginia.
Philadelphia 173 7x5 
vii 9-129.pp. First ed. The beige paper covers show some age soil. Contains six groups of about 79 octaves of iambic pentameter. The last group focuses on reconstruction with a traditional anti-black slant. A five line inscription signed by author's sister laid in. OCLC locates no copy at any traditional Afro-American institution. (6029933595) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 By an American (Mrs. George E. Spencer, aka William Loring Spencer) The Story of Mary
NY 1885 
391pp. 1st ed, gilt background of titling not as bright as it once was; edges with some foxing. The author, actually a woman, was born in Florida. Here she describes Afro-American life and white interactio. Another edition of this Georgia-based title was reported under the title Dennis Day: Carpetbagger, but no copy of that title appears per OCLC. MARY is known in only ten libraries, per OCLC. (6024507801) 
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3 Jackson, George Pullen. White and Negro Spirituals.
NY 1943 8v0 
349(2)pp. First ed, fine in with wear at extremities and very modest loss at bkstrp top. The last two p. feature expansion of "Amazing Grace". (6023981418) 
Price: 175.00 USD
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4 Jackson, Luther Porter Virginia Free Negro Farmer and Property Owner, 1830-1860 part of a dissertation at Univ. of Chicago
Chicago 1939 
389-432pp. 1st sep. editiion, with no copies of this ed on line 6/16. (6032160600) 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 Keiley, A. M. and Jas. B. Ficklin The Virginia Debt How Mahone Before the Union League Club Deliberately misrepresented Plain Matters of Fact
Richmond? 1881 
8pp. V.g. for age, unopened. Bitterly denuncitory of Mahone and the Readjusters. About a half page proclaiming that a vote for readjustment teaches Afro-Americans disrespect for their debts. OCLC locates copies in three libraries, not VSL. (6031755690) 
Price: 350.00 USD
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6 Levine, Bruce Confederate Emancipation Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves During the Civil War
Oxford (NY) 2006 
252pp. First Ed, fine in fine dj. Describes a too-late effort towards arming slaves. Highly praised by Berlin, Gallagher, Horton and McPherson.Copy on line to seventy five. (6037424430) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Locke, Alain The Negro and His Music AND Negro Art: Past and Present (two books bound as one)
NY 1969 
142, 122pp. Combines his two 1936. Good, ex lib. No copy of this Arno Press ed on line. (6027423153) 
Price: 28.50 USD
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