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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 brown 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 some light abrading to spine ends and lightly bumped corners. Minor repair to front hinge. Very light toning. Otherwise, in about fine condition. This copy is housed in a beautiful half morocco clamshell case with titles stamped in gilt in compartments with five raised bands on the spine. BAL 7100. From the James and Deborah Boyd Collection.

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    April, 2012
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