UNCLE REMUS: His Songs and His Sayings. The Folk-Lore of the Old Plantation

Harris, Joel Chandler

Published by D. Appleton and Co., NY, 1881
Hardcover
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Original bright green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt and black; octavo, 231 pp. Engraved illustrations by Frederick S. Church and James H. Moser. 8-page publisher catalogue at rear. Endpapers with butterfly pattern printed in gray-olive. Fine first edition of this iconic work of juvenile literature and African-American folklore. BAL first issue points: page 9, last line ". . . presumptive . . ." (instead of . . . presumptuous . . ."; first page of catalog at rear with reviews of New Books. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine . . ." BAL 7100 Barely perceptible repairs to spine ends, top edge a bit dusty, spine slightly dulled, spotting to front flyleaf, else fine, a beautiful copy. Bookseller Inventory # 19430

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Title: UNCLE REMUS: His Songs and His Sayings. The ...

Publisher: D. Appleton and Co., NY

Publication Date: 1881

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition, first printing.

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We had our open bookshop in the town of Sonoma for a total of 17 years, including 9 years at our East Napa St. location, however, as of April 13, 2013 we have closed our doors. Our business is now conducted online, by appointment, and at the approximately 8 antiquarian bookfairs at which we exhibit annually. Chanticleer Books is a sole-proprietorship owned and operated by Steve Blackmer, a full-time bookseller since 1985 and member of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America (ABAA) since 1998.

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