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Harris, Joel Chandler
UNCLE REMUS HIS SONGS AND SAYINGS... NEW YORK: D. APPLETON AND COMPANY, 1881
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Harris, Joel Chandler
UNCLE REMUS HIS SONGS AND SAYINGS... NEW YORK: D. APPLETON AND COMPANY, 1881
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,750 GBP
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Harris, Joel Chandler
UNCLE REMUS HIS SONGS AND SAYINGS... NEW YORK: D. APPLETON AND COMPANY, 1881
12mo (190 x 126mm.), FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE (with "presumptive" on last line of p.9, and no mention of the work in the advertisements), frontispiece, title vignette and illustrations by Frederick S. Church and James H. Moser, 8pp. publisher's catalogue at end, original brown cloth, upper cover decorated in gilt and black, lettered in gilt on spine, floral endpapers, quarter brown morocco slipcase, a tiny touch of wear at the extremities
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Provenance

Jay H. Boughton, of Cortlandville, N.Y., small library label

Literature

BAL 7100; Grolier American 83; Johnson High Spots 36; Peter Parley to Penrod, pp.56-57

Catalogue Note

A very fine copy of this first book edition of the author's chronicle of African-American tales and legends. The book was issued in various colours of binding, including brown, green, powder blue and mustard.

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