New York: Oxford University Press, 1969. First printing. Hardcover. 8vo. , vii-x, , 3-310 pp. Gold cloth with grey and silver lettering on the front board and spine. Price of $6.75 on the front flap of the dust jacket. An important overview of African-American citizens' contributions to the fight to end American slavery. Black Past: "Benjamin A. Quarles". Benjamin Quarles was a black scholar who earned his PhD at Wisconsin and taught at Morgan State College in Baltimore. Quarles was also a Guggenheim Fellow. Near Fine / Very Good+. Item #00008655
A Near Fine book with a bit of foxing to the top textblock and a faint erasure to the front flyleaf in a Very Good+ dust jacket with a bit of age toning and edge wear.