(Racism) a Fool's Errand : By One of the Fools, 1880

By: One of the Fools (Albion W. Tourgee)

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361 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small hardcover, tan cloth, black decor and lettering on front, gilt lettering on spine, pale green patterned endpapers, 361 pages + 4 pages of critical reviews in front + 4-pg publisher catalog in rear. ; Copyright 1879. Preface dated September, 1879. Title page dated 1880. Published anonymously. This is an early printing, exact number of printing not indicated. ; A famous Reconstruction-era novel by European American man who founded Bennett College to educate former slaves, and who later defended Homer Plessy in famous racial segregation case Plessy v Ferguson. Warning: Includes Klan characters, uses the N word and other racial slurs. (Please note: We also have the sequel, Bricks Without Straw) ; Cloth shows moderate wear, with fraying at tips and on fore-edge of front board. Owner name in pencil dated May, 1880, on front blank page, and same name and address stamped below. Pages are mostly clean, with only small pale spots here and there. Binding tight. Quite scarce.

Title: (Racism) a Fool's Errand : By One of the Fools, 1880

Author Name: One of the Fools (Albion W. Tourgee)

Categories: Literature & Fiction,

Publisher: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert: 1880

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 16188

Keywords: Reconstruction ; Ku Klux Klan ; Racism ; Race Relations ; Fiction ; Jim Crow ; Image ;,