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Homes of the Freed

By: Cooley, Rossa B.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York City, New Republic: 1926

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6912

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


This softcover book is in exceptional condition except for a missing corner on the front wrap (see scan) and a little loss at the top and bottom of the spine. It is slightly cocked, probably from having been read but is still securely bound and attractive. For a paperback that originally sold for a dollar, this copy has held up well. ; B&W Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 199 pages; Rossa B. Cooley was a white teacher/administrator who left a position at the Hampton Institute in 1901 to go South and take over the Penn School on St. Helena Island in South Carolina, a school originally estab... View more info

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School Acres: An Adventure in Rural Education.

By: Cooley, Rossa B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16724

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Gray cloth with some light edge and corner wear, along with a sunned spine and toning along edges. There is a small black ink smudge on the bottom edge. Book is square and binding secure with no tears or parting. There is a Presentation inscription from the Publishers on the front pastedown. Overall VG to VG-. Rossa B. Cooley was a longtime President of the Penn School for African-Americans on St. Helena's island in South Carolina. This book is her account of her work there. Wonderful B&W portrait illustrations by Winold Reiss, who had earlier done the illustrations in Alain Locke's The New Ne... View more info