Uncle Remus His Songs and His Sayings The Folk-Lore of the Old Plantation.

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881.

Price: $2,500.00

About the item

First edition, first state, with "presumptive" for "presumptuous" in the last line, p. 9, and with no mention of this book in the ads at the back of the book. Frontispiece and 7 plates inserted plus other text illustrations by Frederick S. Church and James H. Moser. 231, [1], [8, ads) pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Publisher's brown cloth gilt stamped in gilt and black. Small split to cloth of front joint, a touch of smoke damage to top-edge of textblock, gift inscription on front flyleaf, still an attractive, bright copy. In a quarter brown morocco slipcase and chemise. Bookplate of A.W. Lublin. BAL 7100; Grolier One Hundred American 83; Blockson 101, no. 42.

Item #314742

Attractive copy of this American classic. "The instant success of this first Uncle Remus book caused the greatest flood of dialect literature the country had known ... " (Grolier 100).