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Nights with Uncle Remus by  Joel Chandler Harris - 1913 - from Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB (SKU: 014459)

Nights with Uncle Remus

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Nights with Uncle Remus

by Harris, Joel Chandler

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1913. Octavo. 367pp., illustrated in color and black & white by J.A. Shepherd, bound by Bayntun in full brown polished calf, boards double ruled in gilt, pictorial spine gilt, red and brown leather labels gilt, iner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A beautiful copy, fine.

Synopsis

For more than a hundred years, the tales of Joel Chandler Harris have entertained and influenced both readers and writers. Nights with Uncle Remus gathers seventy-one of Harris's most popular narratives, featuring African American trickster tales, etiological myths, Sea Island legends, and chilling ghost stories. Told through the distinct voices of four slave storytellers, indispensable tales like "The Moon in the Mill-Pond" and other Brer Rabbit stories have inspired writers from Mark Twain to William Faulkner, Zora Neale Hurston to Toni Morrison, and helped revolutionize modern children's literature and folktale collecting.

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Bookseller
Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
014459
Title
Nights with Uncle Remus
Author
Harris, Joel Chandler
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Chatto & Windus
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1913
Keywords
Children Bayntun Leather
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Literature;

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About Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB

Alcuin Books located in Old Town Scottsdale is a store with 15,000 serious books for the collector or scholar. We have ample parking in front of the store for those who wish to browse our holdings.

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calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
octavo
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