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The Philadelphia Negro, a Social Study; Together with a Special Report on Domestic Service by Isabel Eaton
Published for the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 1899 - Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 520 pages; Published for the University of Pennsylvania. 1st edition. Cased in a recent archival card stock wrap, retaining the title page, which appears to have been the cover wrap. Housed in a new cloth covered slipcase. Text block is snug; contents bright and clean on supple paper. Lacking both maps. Title leaf has several tiny chips missing at edges and is lightly toned. Rear paper cover missing; U Penn title catlog of viii pgs appended at rear. Last 35-40 pages lightly bumped at the lower front corner. Profusely illustrated with graphs and charts. Du Bois' exhaustive yet pointed, scientific sociological study of the African-American community of Philadelphia's 7th ward is widely regarded as an important forerunner of the modern sociology. Rare in the 1st edition. Though lacking the maps this copy is otherwise quite clean and neat, with recent archival and aesthetic attentions. . Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: DogStar Books]
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