Samantha on Race Problem 1892 Marietta Holley Kemble illustrated children's bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Samantha on the Race Problem, by Marietta Holley. Illustrated by E.W. Kemble.
Published 1892, Cleveland, Ohio by N.G. Hamilton.
387 pages. Text in English. With dozens of illustrations, including numerous which can only be considered stereotypical and racist.
Period pictorial illustrated cloth binding. Text block slightly shaken with several leaves protruding. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf, light rubbing and minor small soiling, couple short splits at spine head. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8 1/4" H x 6" W.