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Heading: (1918 1st African-American bookstore in Harlem reprints Civil War plea for Black soldiers)
Author: (William Lloyd Garrison)
Title: The Loyalty and Devotion of Colored Americans in the Revolution and War of 1812/Published in Boston, Mass. 1861 /Published in New York City, 1918 by Young’s Book Exchange, The Mecca of Literature pertaining to Colored People
Place Published: New York
Publisher:New York Age Press
Date Published: 1918-2000

Original wrappers. 4.75 x 7", 24pp.

Rare World War I-era reprint of a booklet originally written by abolitionists at the start of the Civil War to support enlisting Black soldiers for the Union Army - reprinted by the first Black bookstore in Harlem - the first major bookstore in the US to specialize in African-American history and literature.


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1918 1st Black bookstore in Harlem reprints Civil War

Auction ended on Thu, Jul 23, 2015
Estimate $200 - $300
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