In Ole Virginia, or Marse Chan and Other Stories
by PAGE, Thomas Nelson
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Fair. 1892. Hardcover. Thomas Nelson Page drew from his experiences living on a Virginia plantation in these six folksy stories, using humorous Southern dialects. The single frontis etching by W. L. Sheppard is NOT present. --- An 1892 issuance following the 1887 and 1890 editions. In full dark olive cloth-covered boards with spine titling and cover decorations in gilt, cameo to front cover and top edge gilt. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A Fair-only copy, with a noticeably shaken binding, quite loose but threads are holding the book together; cover with soiling & chafing to cloth and rubbing to cameo, prior owner's bookplate and inkings to front endpapers.; 16mo - 6 to 7 in. tall; (10), 239 pages .
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