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    Booker T. Washington. The Story of the Negro. The Rise of the Race from Slavery. New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1909. First edition, association copy, inscribed by the author to Charles A. Coffin, the founder and first president of General Electric: "To / Mr. Charles A. Coffin / with the deep / gratitude of / Booker T. Washington / March 14 1910." Two octavo volumes (8 x 5 inches; 201 x 127 mm.). Publisher's dark red cloth, front boards stamped in blind, spines lettered in gilt. Some relatively light edgewear, rubbing, soiling to bindings; the first few leaves in Volume II a bit wrinkled at top. Overall, a near fine copy with an excellent association. From the James C. Seacrest Collection.

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    March, 2018
    7th Wednesday
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