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Memoir of Mrs. Anne R. Page by  Rev. C. W. ; [Charles Wesley Andrews] Andrews - First Edition - 1844 - from Old Saratoga Books (SKU: 50303)

Memoir of Mrs. Anne R. Page

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Memoir of Mrs. Anne R. Page

by Andrews, Rev. C. W. ; [Charles Wesley Andrews]

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Philadelphia: Herman Hooker. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and rounded, foxed, front and rear free endpapers removed.. 1844. First Edition. Hardcover. Original brown blindstamped cloth titled in gilt on spine. Mezzotint frontispiece portrait of Mrs. Page engraved by John Sartain after a painting by McCoughtry. 101pp + 5pp of publisher's ads. Measures 6.25 x 4 inches. Sympathetic biography of Anne Randolph Meade Page (1781-1838) , born into an evangelical Christian family near Fredericksburg, Virginia, and married to Matthew Page, a Virginia politician and plantation owner. The book, written by her son-in-law, describes her work to improve conditions for the large number of enslaved people on her husband's estate and to finance the American Colonization Society in the work to promote migration of freed African-Americans to Liberia. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall .

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book dealer
Old Saratoga Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
50303
Title
Memoir of Mrs. Anne R. Page
Author
Andrews, Rev. C. W. ; [Charles Wesley Andrews]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and rounded, foxed, front and rear free endpapers removed.
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Herman Hooker
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date Published
1844
Keywords
American Colonization Society, ANNE Randolph Page
Bookseller catalogs
Biography and Memoir;

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Old Saratoga Books owners Dan and Rachel Jagareski have been selling books since 1996. After running an open shop for twenty years in the historic village of Schuylerville we now sell books online and at book fairs. We are members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). Our specialties include books about history, science, cooking, children's books, and the arts. Rachel is a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar and has attended Rare Book School in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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