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    With an Original Pencil Drawing of Brer Rabbit by A. B. Frost

    [A. B. Frost, illustrator]. Joel Chandler Harris. Uncle Remus. His Songs and His Sayings. New and Revised Edition, with One Hundred and Twelve Illustrations by A. B. Frost. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1910. New and revised edition. With a lovely, full-page original pencil drawing of Brer Rabbit inscribed by A. B. Frost ("Drawn for Ms. Poole / by A. B. Frost. / Mch [sic] 1925."). Additionally, this book is inscribed by a J. C. Harris, who could either be Harris' son, Joel Chandler Harris, Jr. or Julia Collier Harris, who wrote the Life and Letters of Joel Chandler Harris, Houghton Mifflin, 1918: "To Billy Tripp - Christmas 1910 / I think I prove my faith / in your versatility when I / send you this dialect story. / A merry Christmas, Billy Tripp, to you and Mrs. Tripp, and / a Happy New Year, too. / Sincerely / JC Harris[underlined]." Octavo. [xxiv], 265, [4, publisher's ads] pages. With numerous black and white plates and illustrations in the text. Original decorated red cloth lettered in gilt. Spine slightly sunned, else fine. A wonderful item with a nice association and a lovely, large drawing of one of the main characters in these classic stories.

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    February, 2012
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