Presbyterianism. Its Relation to the Negro. Illustrated by the Berean Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, with sketch of the Church and autobiography of the author [Carter G. Woodson's Copy]. Matthew ANDERSON, Francis J. Grimke, intros John B. Reeve.

Presbyterianism. Its Relation to the Negro. Illustrated by the Berean Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, with sketch of the Church and autobiography of the author [Carter G. Woodson's Copy]

Philadelphia: John McGill White & Co., [1897]. First Edition. History by the African-American author and co-founder, with his father-in-law William Still, of the still-extant Berean Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. Text includes a history of the Church as well as a biography of the author, whose wife Caroline Still Anderson was one of the first black female doctors in the country. This copy from the collection of scholar Carter Godwin Woodson, founder of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History. SCHOMBURG I, p. 527. Octavo (19.25cm.); original maroon gilt-lettered cloth; 263pp.; photographic frontispiece and 9 leaves of plates, chiefly photographic portraits. Ex-Carter G. Woodson Library with usual markings, tape remnant to spine foot; a few dampstains to rear cover, spine ends rubbed, textblock starting to detach from binding; front free endpaper and frontispiece separated but present. Good only.

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