UNCLE REMUS HIS SONGS AND HIS SAYINGS THE FOLK-LORE OF THE OLD PLANTATION. New York: D. Appleton and Company 1, 3, and 5 Bond Street, 1881. Octavo, pp. -231 [232: blank] [333-340]: ads, flyleaves at front and rear, eight inserted plates, other illustrations in the text, by Frederick S. Church and James H. Moser, original pictorial green cloth, front panel stamped in black and gold, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, butterfly design endpapers. First edition. BAL reports three states, probably printings; this one is the first, with "pesumptive," page 9, last line, and "New Books. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine ..." on page . The author's first book and the first of his Uncle Remus books. Grolier Club, One Hundred Influential American Books Printed Before 1900 83. Peter Parley to Penrod, pp. 56-7. BAL 7100. Not in Wright, American Fiction 1876-1900. Short closed tear in margin of plate inserted between pages 158 and 159 and crack along inner rear hinge professionally mended, a nearly fine, lovely copy. Enclosed in a custom cloth clamshell box. (#160344).
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