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Lot 0022
Heading: (African American)
Author: DuBois, W.E. Burghardt.
Title: The Philadelphia Negro: Social Study.
Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher:University of Pennsylvania
Date Published: 1899

xx, 520, viii pp. 2 folding maps. 10x6¾", later three-quarter black leather with blue marbled boards, spine titled and ruled in gilt.

Dubois's landmark study of Philadelphia's African American neighborhoods, the first case study of a black community in the United States.


Ex-library, with stamp on title page; some soiling to title page; overall very good.

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First case study of a black community in the US, 1899.

Estimate $600 - $900May 2, 2019