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Capricorn Books - Paper Editions
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Country: United States. Date: c. 1958- .


Ante-Bellum (Capricorn Books/G. P. Putnam's Sons) (image)

Ante-Bellum: Writings of George Fitzhugh and Hinton Rowan Helper on Slavery.
Edited with an introduction by Harvey Wish.
New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1960 (Capricorn Books).
Paperback. 256 pages.

"Three classic works on slavery, edited with an introduction by Harvey Wish. These are three of the most famous books on slavery ever written, works which go to the heart of the savage struggle between the North and the South, which ended with the Civil War. Sociology for the South by George Fitzhugh" (1854); Cannibals All! by George Fitzhugh (1857); and The Impending Crisis by Hinton Rowan Helper (1857). The two books by Fitzhugh are powerful defences of slavery on humanitarian grounds. Helper's book is a resounding attack on the institution of slavery, written with scorn and fury, but backed by solid and convincing facts as well, Helper's book caused riots in Congress and any man caught with the book in the South was subject to public whipping for the first offense and hanged for the second."
-- The Parnassus Bookshop, Newport, WA


CAPRICORN BOOKS - PAPER EDITIONS (G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS)
Series Note:
Capricorn Books was published by G. P. Putnam's Sons from c. 1958 and was one of the early trade paperback series. Format: Paperback. Size: 7.25 x 4.25 inches.

Arranged by serial number


CAP. 1. Dewey, John - Art as Experience.
CAP. 2. Adler, Alfred - What Life Should Mean to You.
CAP. 3. ____
CAP. 4. Bell, Clive - Art.
CAP. 5. ____
CAP. 6. ____
CAP. 7. Olsted, Frederick Law - The Slave States Before the Civil War.
CAP. 8. Jefferson, Thomas - The Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson.
CAP. 9. ____
CAP. 10. ____

CAP. 11. ____
CAP. 12. Shaw, Bernard - The Adventures of the Black Girl in Search of God.
CAP. 13. Whithead, Alfred North - Symbolism: Its Meaning and Effect.
CAP. 14. Golding, William - Lord of the Flies.
CAP. 15. Chekhov, Anton - St. Peter's Day and Other Tales.
CAP. 16. ____
CAP. 17. ____
CAP. 18. Coates, Robert M. - The Eater of Darkness.
CAP. 19b. Bryce, James - The American Commonwealth. Vol. II.
CAP. 20. ____

CAP. 21. Tolstoy, Leo (Ed. by Leon Stilman) - Last Diaries.
CAP. 22. Wain, John - Living in the Present.
CAP. 23. Lovejoy, Arthur O. - Essays in the History of Ideas.
CAP. 24. Di Prima, Diane (Ed.) - Various Fables from Various Fables.
CAP. 25. ____
CAP. 26. White, T. H. - The Bestiary: A Book of Beasts.
CAP. 27. Chesterton, G. K. - The Man Who Was Thursday.
CAP. 28. Dewey, John - The Quest for Certainty.
CAP. 29. Wood, W. B. and Edmunds, J. S. - A Military History of the Civil War.
CAP. 30. Reavy, George (Trans. & Intro. by) - The Poetry of Boris Pasternak: 1914-1960.

CAP. 31. Fitzhugh, George and Helper, Hinton Rowan - Ante-Bellum: Three Classic Writings on Slavery in the Old South.
CAP. 32. Valency, Maurice and Levtow, Harry (Eds.) - The Palace of Pleasure: An Anthology of the Novella.
CAP. 33. ____
CAP. 34. Lord, Walter (Ed.) - The Fremantle Diary: The South at War.
CAP. 35. Four Modern French Comedies (edit. by Wallace Fowlie), as follows:
- Clerambard - Marcel Aymé.
- Commissioner, The - George Courteline.
- Professor Taranne - Arthur Adamov.
- Ubu Roi - Alfred Jarry.
CAP. 36. Torrey, Norman L. (Ed.) - Les Philosophes: The Philosophers of the Enlightenment and Modern Democracy.
CAP. 37. Ault, Norman (Ed.) - Elizabethan Lyrics.
CAP. 38. ____
CAP. 39. White, T. H. - Mistress Masham's Repose.
CAP. 40. Gilbert, Allan (ed.) - The Letters of Machiavelli.

CAP. 41. Still, Bayrd (Ed.) - The West: Contemporary Records of America's Expansion Across the Continent.
CAP. 42. Myers, Gustavus - History of Bigotry in the United States.
CAP. 43. ____
CAP. 44. ____
CAP. 45. Viereck, Peter - Metapolitics: The Roots of the Nazi Mind.
CAP. 46. _____
CAP. 47. ____
CAP. 48. ____
CAP. 49. Bemelmans, Ludwig - Small Beer.
CAP. 50. Dangerfield, George - The Strange Death of Liberal England: 1910-1914.

CAP. 51. ____
CAP. 52. Jaspers, Karl - The Question of German Guilt.
CAP. 53. ____
CAP. 54. LaGuardia, Fiorello H. - The Making of an Insurgent: An Autobiography: 1882-1919.
CAP. 55. Cooper, J. Fenimore - Home as Found: A Novel of Social Criticism and Observation.
CAP. 56. Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur - On the Art of Writing.
CAP. 57. Kerman, Sandra Lee (Intro. by) - The Newgate Calendar: or Malefactor's Bloody Register.
CAP. 58. ____
CAP. 59. Disraeli, Benjamin - Coningsby or The New Generation.
CAP. 60. ____

CAP. 61. Dewey, John - Individualism: Old and New.
CAP. 62. ____
CAP. 63. Conant, James Bryant - Germany and Freedom: A Personal Appraisal.
CAP. 64. Shepherd, Jean (Ed.) - The America of George Ade.
CAP. 65. ____
CAP. 66. ____
CAP. 67. ____
CAP. 68. ____
CAP. 69. Jerome, Thomas Spencer - Aspects of the Study of Roman History.
CAP. 70. Lewis, D. B. Wyndham and Lee, Charles - The Stuffed Owl: An Anthology of Bad Verse.

CAP. 71. Astrov, Margot - American Indian Prose and Poetry.
CAP. 72. Bynner, Witter (Ed.) - The Way of Life According to Laotzu.
CAP. 73. White, E. B. and Katherine S. (Edited & Abridged by) - A Subtreasury of American Humor.
CAP. 74. Dewey, John - Liberalism and Social Action.
CAP. 75. Dewey, John - Freedom and Culture.
CAP. 76. ____
CAP. 77. Tasso, Torquato - Jerusalem Delivered.
CAP. 78. Fulford, Roger - George the Fourth: 1762-1830.
CAP. 79. ____
CAP. 80. ____

CAP. 81. Jones, Rufus (Ed.) - George Fox's Journal.
CAP. 82. ____
CAP. 83. Strachey, Lytton - Eminent Victorians.
CAP. 84. Shaw, Bernard - Advice to a Young Critic.
CAP. 85. ____
CAP. 86. Burton, Sir Richard and Arbuthnot, F. F. (Trans. by) - The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana.
CAP. 87. Kaster, Joseph - Putnam's Concise Mythological Dictionary: A Dictionary of the Deities of All Lands.
CAP. 88. Rauch, Basil - The History of the New Deal: 1933-1938.
CAP. 89. Curnock, Nehemiah (Abridged by) - The Journal of John Wesley.
CAP. 90. Ferrero, Gulielmo, and Barbagallo, Corrado - A Short History of Rome: Monarchy and Republic. 754-44 B.C.

CAP. 91. Ferrero, Gulielmo, and Barbagallo, Corrado - A Short History of Rome: The Empire. 44 B.C.-476 A.D.
CAP. 92. Melville, Herman - Mardi and A Voyage Thither.
CAP. 93. ____
CAP. 94. Symonds, John Addington - Italian Literature: From the Beginning to Ariosto.
CAP. 95. Symonds, John Addington - Italian Literature: From Ariosto to the Late Renaissance.
CAP. 96. ____
CAP. 97. Strong, C. F. - A History of Modern Political Constitutions.
CAP. 98. Sterne, Laurence - A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy.
CAP. 99. Dick, Everett - The Dixie Frontier: A Social History.
CAP. 100. Shaw, Bernard - Tales.

CAP. 101. Ruchames, Louis (Ed.) - The Abolitionists: A Collection of their Writings.
CAP. 102. Saint-Simon, Dud de - The Age of Magnificence: Memoirs of the Court of Louis XIV (Edited by Sanche de Gramont).
CAP. 103. ____
CAP. 104. ____
CAP. 105. Chopin, Kate - The Awakening.
CAP. 106. Taussig, F. W. - The Tariff History of the United States.
CAP. 107. Filler, Louis (Ed.) - Democrats and Republicans from Harry Thurston Peck's Twenty Years of the Republic.
CAP. 108. Adler, Alfred - Social Interest: A Challenge to Mankind.
CAP. 109. Pernoud, Regine - The Crusades.
CAP. 110. Irving, Washington - Knickerbocker's History of N.Y.

CAP. 111. Dewey, John - Philosophy, Psychology and Social Practice.
CAP. 112. Redfield, Bessie - Capricorn Rhyming Dictionary.
CAP. 113. Bruce, P. A. - Social Life in Old Virginia.
CAP. 114. Gregory, Lady - Our Irish Theatre.
CAP. 115. Hirschfield, Magnus - Curious Sex Customs in the Far East.
CAP. 116. Musil, Robert - The Man Without Qualities.
CAP. 117. Gregory, William K. - Our Face from Fish to Man.
CAP. 118. Antonius, George - The Arab Awakening.
CAP. 119. Barke, James and Smith, Sydney Goodsir (Eds.) - Robert Burns' The Merry Muses of Caledonia.
CAP. 120. Viereck, Peter - Shame and Glory of the Intellectuals.

CAP. 121. Good, I. J. (ed.) - The Scientist Speculates.
CAP. 122. Orgler, Hertha - Alfred Adler: The Man and His Work.
CAP. 123. Thompson, Edward Herbert - People of the Serpent: Life and Adventure among the Mayas.
CAP. 124. Williams, Eric - Capitalism and Slavery.
CAP. 125. Rehatsek, Edward (Trans. by) (E.G. Archer ed.) The Gulistan of Sa'di.
CAP. 126. Wilstach, Paul (ed.) - Correspondence of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.
CAP. 127. Christman, Henry M. (Ed.) - The Public Papers of Chief Justice Earl Warren.
CAP. 128. Bass, Robert (Edited & Abridged by) - The Classic History of Nineteenth Century Russia.
CAP. 129. Huxley, Francis - Affable Savages.
CAP. 130. Gielgud, John - Stage Directions.

CAP. 131. ____
CAP. 132. DeSade [De Sade], Marquis - Justine.
CAP. 133. Sidney, Sir Philip (Edited by T. W. Craik) - Arcadia and Other Poetry and Prose.
CAP. 134. Lebon, J. H. G. - An Introduction to Human Geography.
CAP. 135. Crone, G. R. - Maps and their Makers.
CAP. 136. Potts, L. J. - Comedy.
CAP. 137. Jackson, Holbrook - The Eighteen Nineties.
CAP. 138. Walzel, Oskar - German Romanticism.
CAP. 139. Smith, Frank - Congressman from Mississippi.
CAP. 140. Olcott, William Tyler - Myths of the Sun.

CAP. 141. Brown, Ivor - Mind Your Language.
CAP. 142. Wooldridge, S. W. and East, W. G. - The Spirit and Purpose of Geography.
CAP. 143. Seton-Watson, Hugh - The New Imperialism.
CAP. 144. Maude, Angus - South Asia.
CAP. 145. Cranston, Maurice (Ed.) - Western Political Philosophers.
CAP. 146. Agar, Herbert - Perils of Democracy.
CAP. 147. Watson, Lord - Agriculture Under Communism.
CAP. 148. Daniel, G. E., et al. - Myth or Legend?
CAP. 149. De Voto, Bernard (ed.) - Mark Twain in Eruption.
CAP. 150. Prabhavananda, Swami (Trans. by) - The Wisdom of God (Srimad Bhagavatam).

CAP. 151. Burton, Sir Richard and Arbuthnot, F. E. (Trans. by) - The Ananga Ranga of Kalyana Malla.
CAP. 152. Von Kraft-Ebling, Dr. Richard - Psychopathia Sexualis.
CAP. 153. Bham, E. J. - Philosophy of the Buddha.
CAP. 154. Diderot, Denis - Dialogues.
CAP. 155. Hadas Moses (ed. and Abridged by) - Gibbon's The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
CAP. 156. Veblen, Thorstein - Veblen on Marx, Race, Science and Economics.
CAP. 157. Veblen, Thorstein - The Vested Interests and the Common Man.
CAP. 158. Cruikshank, George - The Cruikshank Fairy Book.
CAP. 159. Lowry, Malcolm - Hear Us O Lord from Heaven They Dwelling Place.
CAP. 160. Adler, Gerhard - Studies in Analytical Psychology.

CAP. 161. Trotsky, Leon - Lenin.
CAP. 162. Pernoud, Georges and Flaissier, Sabine - The French Revolution.
CAP. 163. Payne, Robert (Ed.) - The Civil War in Spain: 1936-1939.


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