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1 Brown, William Wells Clotel, or The Presidents Daughter
New York Citadel 1969 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
254 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is not price clipped but has foxing, some stains and a little edgewear. Very attractive brown paper boards with 1/4 red cloth. Foxing to edges of text block. Internally clean (very occasional light foxing) and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w line drawings. "The first American Negro novel, written and published by an escaped slate in 1853." This edition has introduction and annotations by William Edward Farrison. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Underground Railroad Sampler, Burns, Eleanor, and Sue Bouchard
2 Burns, Eleanor, and Sue Bouchard Underground Railroad Sampler
San Marcos CA Quilt In A Day 2003 1891776134 / 9781891776137 First Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
168 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. Complete instructions for making quilts based on the codes of the Underground Railway. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales, Hamilton, Virginia
3 Hamilton, Virginia The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
London Walker Books 1988 0744505240 / 9780744505245 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good Quarto Leo and Diane Dillon 
178 pp. Light edgewear, including creasing, chipping and a few very short tears, to edges of unclipped dustjacket. A couple of shallow dents and a little faint dust foxing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings throughout. Bibliography. "Together, these 24 selections represent the main body of black folklore and bring us close to the hearts and minds of the people who first told them and passed them on to us. Written in such a way that all readers and storytellers can capture the fullness and rhythm of each tale, The People Could Fly is a celebration of the human spirit." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Creole Mutiny: A Tale of Revolt Aboard a Slave Ship, Hendrick, George, and Willene Hendrick
4 Hendrick, George, and Willene Hendrick The Creole Mutiny: A Tale of Revolt Aboard a Slave Ship
Chicago Ivan R. Dee 2003 1566634938 / 9781566634939 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Small Octavo 
177 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket; small dent and closed tear to front panel of dustjacket. Light wear to lower board edges. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. Bibliography; Index. "In their concise narrative and analysis ... [the authors] disentangle myth from meaning and contextualize the revolt within the African-American struggle for liberty and historical memory." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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