Uncle Remus. His Songs & His Sayings. Joel Chandler Harris.
Uncle Remus. His Songs & His Sayings.
Uncle Remus. His Songs & His Sayings.
Uncle Remus. His Songs & His Sayings.

Uncle Remus. His Songs & His Sayings.

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. 12mo (7.75” x 5.5”), brown cloth gilt stamped in gilt and black. Frontis., 231, [1], [8 ads] pp. 7 plates inserted plus other text illustrations by Frederick S. Church and James H. Moser.

A handsome copy of the first edition, first issue, with "presumptive" (for presumptuous) in the last line on page nine, and without mention of this book in the ads at the end. "The instant success of this first Uncle Remus book caused the greatest flood of dialect literature the country had known" (Grolier 100).

REFERENCES: BAL 7100; Grolier 100 Influential American Books 83; Blockson 101, no. 42

CONDITION: Very good, touch of wear to head, foot and edges of spine and extremities, two small light white stains to back cover; small chip to fore-edge of front free endpaper, one gathering somewhat sprung; a bright, attractive copy overall.

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