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    A Very Nice Copy

    Joel Chandler Harris. Uncle Remus. His Songs and His Sayins. The Folk Lore of the Old Plantation. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. First edition, first printing. 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 Brer Rabbit vignette stamped in gilt, other decorations printed in black, and titles stamped in gilt on the spine. Butterfly-pattern endpapers. Richard Manney book label "Ex libris/ RM" on front pastedown. In custom slip case. Spine ends lightly bumped, small bookseller's marks on verso of front free endpaper and facing blank. Margin tear in page 67/68. Pages with light edge wear, few small corner bends, and creases. A near fine copy of this controversial classic. From the collection of Donald Carter.

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