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    Joel Chandler Harris. Uncle Remus. His Songs and His Sayings. The Folklore of the Old Plantation. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. First edition, BAL first state, of the author's first book (with "presumptive" in the last line on page 9, and the advertisements on page [233] beginning "New Books. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine"). Twelvemo. 231, [1, blank], [8, advertisements], pages, frontispiece and seven additional illustrated plates inserted throughout, with several intertextual illustrations. Publisher's green illustrated cloth stamped black with gilt "Brer Rabbit" vignette on front board, spine lettered in gilt, rear board ruled in blind; printed endpapers, flyleaves. Spine ends softly bumped, corners lightly worn with boards only just starting to show. Previous owner rubber stamp on front endpaper and signature to front flyleaf and recto of frontispiece. A bright, near fine copy. BAL 7100. From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.

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