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THE LIMITS OF INDEPENDENCE: AMERICAN WOMEN 1760-1800: The Young Oxford History of Women in the United States, Volume 3.
Edition: First printing.
New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, (1994.). Hardcover first edition - The third volume in this excellent series - the first multivolume series of the public and private lives of women over four centuries, each written by a distinguished historian. Illustrated throughout with photographs. Chronology, suggestions for further reading, index. 141 pp. ISBN: 0-19-5081250.
Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated boards (stamp on front endpaper.) Other titles in this series available.Book ID: 48404More details Price: $15.00
EARLY BLACK AMERICAN POETS: Selections with Biographical and Critical Introductions
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.
Dubuque, Iowa: Wm [William] C. Brown Company, Publishers, (1969.). First edition - An important anthology arranged by type of poetry,rather than strictly chronologically - includes a generous selection of poems from most of the writers. Forms of poetry include "orator poets" (Lucy Terry, Jupiter Hammon, Gustavas Vassa, George Moses Horton, Frances E.W. Harper and others), formalist poets (Phillis Wheatley, Ann Plato, George Marion McLlelan, and Henrietta Cordelia Ray) ; romantic poets (John Boyd, Benjamin Clark, Joseph Seamen Cotter, several Creole poets, and others) and dialect poets (James Edwin Campbell, Daniel Webster Davis, Elliott B. Henderson, J. Mord Allen and James B. Carrothers.) Includes a general introduction by Robinson, several appendices, bibliography, index. xvii, 275 pp. ISBN: 0-697039536.
Condition: Very good in stiff illustrated wrappers (previous owner's name, some rubbing to the covers.)Book ID: 33559More details Price: $30.00