Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880. An essay toward a history of the part which Black folk played in the attempt to reconstruct democracy in America, 1860-1880. AFRICAN AMERICANA, DuBois, W. E. B. DU BOIS.

Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880. An essay toward a history of the part which Black folk played in the attempt to reconstruct democracy in America, 1860-1880

New York: Russell & Russell, 1935 [but later]. Reprint. An attractive copy of Du Bois' important contribution to post-Civil War African-American history, of which Herbert Aptheker wrote: "...Du Bois' magnum opus as he knew and as the world now acknowledges...with this book he revolutionaized the historical profession in the United States" (Aptheker, Annotated Bibliography of the Published Writings of W.E.B. DuBois, p.556). Originally published in 1935 by Harcourt; this is an undated (ca. 1966, per OCLC) facsimile reprint in the Russell & Russell "Scholars' Classics" series. All editions are now hard to find in commerce; this a well-preserved copy. APTHEKER 1964 (citing the 1935 edition). Octavo. Black cloth boards, lettered in silver; dustjacket; 746pp. Straight, tight copy with some foxing to prelims, Very Good +; in priced dustwrapper ($6.50), slightly darkened at flap-folds and spine, still Very Good.

Price: $200.00