Lot 50 of 413:
First case study of a black community in the US, 1899.  

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Title:
The Philadelphia Negro: Social Study

Author:
DuBois, W.E. Burghardt

Place:
Philadelphia

Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania

Date:
1899

Description:

xx, 520, viii pp. Illustrated with 2 folding maps. 26x18.4 cm (10¼x7¼"), green cloth with black morocco spine label, titled in gilt.

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


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Rubbing and fraying to extremities, ex-library with markings to spine and interior, both hinges split with repairs at endpapers, some page toning; overall very good.


 
Item number:
319371
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