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Front Royal, VA: R. E. Beatty, 1928. Hardcover. 125p., first edition, minor browning, otherwise very good. Odd novel by a European American author, residing in the state of Washington, based on his father's experiences after the Civil War. "When I started writing this story, I had intended to censure the.....
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. Hardcover. x, 640p., preface, postscript, documents, sources and interpretations, notes, index, in-text illustrations and maps, good second printing in quarter-cloth boards and rubbed, unclipped dj. On Richard Randolph's freed slave community, the Israelites of Israel Hill Virginia.
New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1959. 315p., first edition clothbacked boards in dust jacket; the casebound book is clean, sound and unmarked, quite good, while the dj is worn, its spine panel sunned, sticker scar to front panel. Author Every has autographed the tipped in first blank and we.....
New York: Hyperion, 2008. Hardcover. 310p., endpaper maps, signed by the author on title page, very good first edition in boards and unclipped dj. Debut novel of the LA-based writer. Set on a Virginia Plantation in 1862 it concerns the efforts of a skilled carpenter, a slave, who seeks answers.....
London: Quartet, 1990. Paperback. ix, 347p., introduction, very good first trade paperback English language edition thus in pictorial brown wraps. The British first edition is Young 1577* Quartet Encounters series. Originally published in the US by Harcourt in 1967. Victorian Gothic style novel set in Virginia.
Richmond, VA: Self-published by the author, n.d. 49 leaves, 8.5x11 inches, copyshop binding with plastic somb spine, very good. The African-American author's fable of a soul's cosmic exploration is told a sentence or two at a time, each page illustrated with a work of art from some famous or less-famous.....