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"Prof. Charley": A Sketch of Charles Thompson

by L., A.E

Price: $400.00
from: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA


  • Seller Inventory #: 48347
  • Format: Softcover
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: D.C. Heath
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1902
  • Keywords: African-Americana

Boston: D.C. Heath, 1902. Softcover. Very Good. First edition. Introduction by Joseph Osgood Thompson. 34pp., frontispiece. Paper over stiff card wraps, some splitting along the edges of the paper spine, yapped edges a bit bumped, a very good copy. The author was the daughter of Rev. William A. Stearns, President of Amherst College. Stearns took over the care of Thompson, a young African-American boy, and Thompson later became a well-known figure on the Amherst campus. Very scarce. *OCLC* lists no copies in American libraries.