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Uncle Remus Returns by  Joel Chandler (1845-1908) Harris - First - 1918 - from The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB (SKU: L0253)

Uncle Remus Returns

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Uncle Remus Returns

by Harris, Joel Chandler (1845-1908)

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
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[i-ii], [i-x]-175+[printer's imprint] with frontispiece and 7 plates. Small octavo (7 1/4" x 4 7/89") bound original publisher tan cloth with brown lettering to spine and pictorial cover in original jacket. (BAL: 7168) First edition.

Joel Chandler Harris (December 9, 1845 – July 3, 1908) was an American journalist, fiction writer, and folklorist best known for his collection of Uncle Remus stories. Harris was born in Eatonton, Georgia, where he served as an apprentice on a plantation during his teenage years. He spent the majority of his adult life in Atlanta working as an associate editor at the Atlanta Constitution. Harris led two professional lives: as the editor and journalist known as Joe Harris, he supported a vision of the New South with the editor Henry W. Grady (1880–1889), stressing regional and racial reconciliation after the Reconstruction era. As Joel Chandler Harris, fiction writer and folklorist, he wrote many 'Brer Rabbit' stories from the African-American oral tradition and helped to revolutionize literature in the process.

Condition:

Some staining to back cover, previous owner's neat ink gift inscription to front end paper. Jacket edges and spine ends chipped else a very good copy in like jacket.

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Bookseller
The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
L0253
Title
Uncle Remus Returns
Author
Harris, Joel Chandler (1845-1908)
Illustrator
A B Frost and J M Conde
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Place of Publication
Boston and New York
Date published
1918
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;
Size
Small octavo

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