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    Joel Chandler Harris. Uncle Remus and His Legends... London: 1881. First English edition of Harris's first book.

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    Joel Chandler Harris. Uncle Remus and His Legends of the Old Plantation. London: 1881. First English edition of Harris' first book (it is a partial reprint - it omits the Songs and Sayings portions of the first edition of his first book). Octavo. xviii, 192, [4, 1-32, ads] pages. Illustrated. Publisher's full blue-gray cloth over beveled boards, front board and spine decoratively stamped in black and gilt, rear board decoratively stamped in black. Spine toned, some edgewear to binding, tissue-guard facing frontispiece chipped, some toning, foxing in text. Still, a near fine example of a book very rarely seen (BAL refers to this book as "not seen"). From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.

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