First collected edition, featuring Adam of Bremen's chronicle of peoples from the Old North and the earliest known mention of the Vikings' discovery of North America, one of three key works in the history of Hamburg within a larger sammelband of six works total.
First printing of this powerful work that addresses the stark social inequalities driven by racism, including "the essay that catapulted [Baldwin] to national prominence" (Finkelman, 121) – in remarkably sharp condition.
Inscribed first printing of this collection of short biographies of prominent Black people, as well as a brief summary of Maryland history with a focus on the state's Black population, written by a formerly enslaved man – inscribed to Black suffragist Addie Hunton.
First edition, second issue, of the most influential piece of war fiction in American literature, with the armorial engraved bookplate of Theodore Roosevelt on the front pastedown, and Roosevelt's clipped signature additionally tipped onto the front free endpaper.
Commemorative illustrated booklet, with menu and program, from the June 24, 1965 dinner honoring the campaign work of Senator Warren G. Magnuson and Representative Michael J. Kirwan and the restoration of a Democratic majority in both houses under the Johnson administration.
First edition of this work that strives to address "the tenuous position of African Americans and impoverished whites in rural Georgia both before and after the Civil War" (Lemon), in a binding designed by Margaret Armstrong.