11-15-2015 11-15-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2865B Boston
November 15, 2015 11:00 AMCalender

African American History, Six Titles in Seven Volumes.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2865B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 15, 2015 11:00AM


African American History, Six Titles in Seven Volumes.
William Hannibal Thomas's The American Negro, New York: Macmillan, 1901, octavo, publisher's brown cloth; I Garland Penn's The Afro-American Press and its Editors, Springfield, Massachusetts: Willey, 1891, octavo, illustrated, bound in publisher's ochre cloth, stamped in red and black, worn, folding facsimile plate torn; Marsh's The Story of the Jubilee Singers, London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1886, octavo, in publisher's dark blue cloth, stamped in black and gold; John G. Van Deusen's The Black Man in White America, Washington, D.C.: Associate Publishers, 1938, signed by the author on the title, large octavo, green publisher's cloth; Durham & Jones' The Negro Cowboys, New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., [1965], octavo, in publisher's binding and original dust jacket; [and] The Anti-Slavery Papers of James Russell Lowell, Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1902, limited edition, one of 500 copies, two octavo volumes, designed by Bruce Rogers, in publisher's gray cloth. (7)
Estimate $200-300

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Mead & Co., Bruce Rogers, James Russell Lowell, William Hannibal Thomas, John G. Van Deusen, Washington, D.C., Durham, London, Springfield