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    Scarce Autobiography of the First African-American to Graduate From West Point

    Henry Ossian Flipper. The Colored Cadet at West Point. Autobiography of Lieut. Henry Ossian Flipper, U.S.A., First Graduate of Color From the U.S. Military Academy. New York: Homer Lee & Company, 1878. First edition. Octavo. 322 pages. Two engraved portraits of Lt. Flipper, one used as the frontispiece. Contemporary leather binding by Farnborough Abby with titles stamped in gilt on the spine. Marbled endpapers. Former owner's ex-libris on the front pastedown. Boards scuffed at the extremities; spine bands likewise scuffed; contents with trivial toning, else a very good copy.

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