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This is a Salesman's Sample copy of the 1900 edition of Progress of a Race. This volume has some edge, corner and surface wear, particularly on the rear cover. The order pages, which would have been filled in with purchaser's names and addresses, have been carefully removed from the end of the text block with no effect on the binding. (These names would have been sent to the publisher since the book was available only by subscription. There is some interior writing, particularly on the front and rear endpapers. Overall, the book is G+ to VG-. This book was published first in 1898 but contined to sell well through the early 1900's. This sample features two different cover choices, along with a sample spine attached to the rear pastedown. The text block consists of sample pages, illustrations and charts. The sample is, of course much shorter than the full book, which was over 600 pages, and this sample also appears to be smaller in size. The published volume was either and 8vo or a Large 8vo. W. H. Crogman was a well-known African-American professor of Classics at Clark University in Atlanta, and was, I suspect, the primary author of this book. Kletzing was a prominent Holiness minister, who is listed first on the title page, possibly because he was white. Early copies of this book are quite scarce and a salesman's sample is even more uncommon. ; B&W Photographs and Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; Thorough study of African-Americans and their contributions to American society at the turn of the 20th century. Many photos of prominent African-Americans from that time period.
Title: Progress of a Race: the Remarkable Advancement of the Afro-American Negro From the Bondage of Slavery, Ignorance and Poverty to the Freedom of Citizenship, Intelligence, Afflluence, Honor and Trust ...
Edition: Salesman's Sample
Publisher: Atlanta, J. L. Nichols & Co.: 1900
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 15552
Keywords: African - American Black Negro Salesman's Sample Georgia