Harris | Joel Chandler

Uncle Remus

First Edition | First State



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    First edition, first state of Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings by Joel Chandler Harris.

    Octavo, 231pp, [8pp. ads]. Brown morocco, gilt trim. Title in gilt on spine, with five raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Publisher’s original brown cloth spine and covers with gilt pictorial illustration of “Brer Rabbit” bound in at rear. Solid text block, faint wear to spine, a touch of toning to leaves, a near fine example. Complete with eight full-page plates (including frontispiece) and multiple in-text illustrations. First edition points include the word “presumptive” (instead of “presumptuous”) on page 9, last line, and no mention of this book on page [233] of the advertisements. (BAL 7100)

    One the Grolier Club’s List of “100 Influential American Books.”

    Additional information

    Location Published

    New York


    D. Appleton and Company


    First Edition, First State

    Date Published



    Full leather


    Near Fine


    Harris | Joel Chandler

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    Joel Chandler Harris