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    First Edition, First Issue of Uncle Remus

    Joel Chandler Harris. Uncle Remus His Songs and His Sayings. The Folk-Lore of the Old Plantation. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881.

    First edition, first issue. Octavo. [1]-231, [8] publisher's advertisement pages. Frontispiece, seven inserted plates, and other illustrations in text by Frederick S. Church and James H. Moser.

    Original green cloth with Br'er Rabbit vignette stamped in gilt, other decorations printed in black, and titles stamped in gilt on the spine. Butterfly-pattern endpapers. A beautiful, bright copy with trivial shelf wear, in about fine condition. This copy is housed in a protective chemise and a beautiful half morocco slipcase with titles and decoration stamped in gilt in compartments between five raised bands on the spine.

    BAL 7100.


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