(#172138) UNCLE REMUS AND HIS LEGENDS OF THE OLD PLANTATION ... With Illustrations by F. Church and J. Moser. Joel Chandler Harris.

UNCLE REMUS AND HIS LEGENDS OF THE OLD PLANTATION ... With Illustrations by F. Church and J. Moser. New York: David Bogue, 3, St. Martin's Place, Trafalgar Square, W.C., 1881. Small octavo, pp. [1-2 half title leaf] [i-iii] iv-xvi [xvii] xviii [1] 2-192 + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated 1881 inserted at rear, four inserted plates, other illustrations in the text, by Frederick S. Church and James H. Moser, original pictorial bevel-edged gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, rear panel stamped in black, gray endpapers, all edges stained yellow. First British edition. 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 7101 (not seen). Later gift inscription on the recto of the frontispiece. Spine lean, cloth worn at edges, some soiling to cloth, inner hinges cracked, still a sound, good copy of a very scarce book. (#172138).

Price: $350.00

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