Keyword:19th c. Black American History

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Image for CAPTAIN JOHN BROWN of HARPER'S FERRY A Prelimary Incident to the Great Civil War of America

CAPTAIN JOHN BROWN of HARPER'S FERRY A Prelimary Incident to the Great Civil War of America

By: NEWTON , John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Paternoster Square,London, T FISHER UNWIN: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120375

Condition: Good


1902 1st ed.H/b.290pp.includes Music score & words to John Brown's Body.19th c. Tissue-guard Frontis: B/w Portrait Photograph of John Brown.The American Civil War.Preface.15 chpts. J Brown's boyhood / Kansas Border Wars/ East & Canada / Harper's Ferry / Fugitives / Martyrdom] slavery/ unionists / rebels etc] Conclusion.illustrated 9 b/w plates includes Map [blind-embossed stamp to title page., no inscsps.no annotaion,uncut pages, sporadic light-med fox tan spotting, moreso 1st/last pages.Foredge browned. Black boards with white titles to front, cloth 1/4 binding to spine discoloured over time ... View more info

Image for FLEET WALKER'S DIVIDED HEART  The Life of Baseball's First Black Major Leaguer [ 1880's - Moses Fleet Walker ]

FLEET WALKER'S DIVIDED HEART The Life of Baseball's First Black Major Leaguer [ 1880's - Moses Fleet Walker ]

By: ZANG , David W , University Sports Studies Teacher

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Lincoln, USA / London, UNIVERSITY of NEBRASKA Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10367

ISBN: 0803249136

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in VG D/j.1st ed.1st print. During the 1880's a Gifted Athlete Moses Fleet Walker, reached stardom despite the racial hatred against black Americans. A student at Oberlin College - life was never going to be easy. He served time in prison - was a gifted inventor - civil right's activist & author - living precariously along the fault lines of America's racial dilemma. illus. One Map+ 13 b/w photo-plates. 158pp.240x160mm [ dark salmon cloth silver titles, No inscsp. book as new] Dust Jacket not price clipped, real miniscule edgewear & creasing to inner flaps. now in clear easily Remo... View more info