The African Repository for 1872 - Vol. XLVIII, Nos. 1 thru 12 [12 issues complete]

By: Gurley, Ralph Randolph

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This book comprises all twelve issues of The African Repository for the year 1872 bound together in plain black cloth with marbled page edges. Cloth has a tear at base of spine, ex-libris but no markings. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no foxing. Some of the articles include: The Diamond Fields of South Africa, The Bank of West Africa, The Caffres of South Africa, The Present African Slave Trade, Interesting Letter from Dr. Livingston, An African's Plantation, etc. In 1825 the American Colonization Society began this quarterly publication, The African Repository and Colonial Journal, edited by Ralph Randolph Gurley (1797-1872). The journal promoted both colonization and Liberia. Among the items printed were articles about Africa, letters of praise, official dispatches stressing the prosperity and steady growth of the colony, information about emigrants, and lists of donors.

Title: The African Repository for 1872 - Vol. XLVIII, Nos. 1 thru 12 [12 issues complete]

Author Name: Gurley, Ralph Randolph

Categories: Social History, African Studies, 19th Century, Americana and American History, African American Studies,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Washington, American Colonization Society: 1872

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: 38608

Keywords: American Colonization Society Liberia Back to Africa Movement Emancipation