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The Little Black Sambo

By Bannerman, Helen




The Story of Little Black Sambo, a children's book by Helen Bannerman, a Scot who lived for 30 years in Madras in southern India, was first published in London in 1899. (An American edition of the book was illustrated by Florence White Williams. ) In the tale, an Indian boy named Sambo prevails over a group of hungry tigers. The little boy has to give his colourful new clothes, shoes, and umbrella to four tigers so they will not eat him.


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Little Black Sambo

Bannerman, Helen

NY: Stokes, 1900. New York: published by Stokes. No Date indicated. Size is 16mo, 3-5/8" x 5-7/8". 56 pages with a gold-yellow cloth spine, pictorial covers lettered in light blue as shown. The corners and edges are worn and with normal (natural wear considering the age of the book and that it is a childrens' book) soiling as shown in the many photos I have provided. Overall a very good copy. Both the rear and front hinges, as shown are broken, and have had no restoration-no glue, no tape. I have shown you photos of this rare book, "warts and all." The edgewear are photos of close-up shots, so you will know exactly the condition. Most show up with torn or ripped pages, crayon marks, whole sections missing, blank pages torn out, etc. ; a first issue of an historic book. And it is all here. The rest of the book is solid and intact with some foxing interiorially and soiling as shown. Small 1/4" edge closed tear to frontis page illustration as shown and 1/4" closed tear at bottom of picture on page 47. Printed on one side of the paper with each page of text facing a -- with a full page color illustration and with the preface explaining how this little book came to publication. No missing pages, as sometimes encountered. According to Yuill on page number three 'by 1900 The Story of Little Black Sambo had been published in the U.S. by Stokes. who had purchased the rights from Grant Richards. No remuneration went to Bannerman." This little book is accepted as the 1st American edition. Please look at the many illustrations taken. Charming edition of a classic work. Note that both the front and back covers have the pictorial illustration which is very important, making this the real First American Edition in the First State: (According to Barton, The Pictus Orbis Sambo, pages 116-118: "The first U.S. edition had the title and author lettering on the covers in pale blue, matching the color of Sambo's pants in the illustrations on the two boards. The second issue (1901) has the title in black, and the third issue (1902) has a red cloth spine" as opposed to a tan buckram cloth spine in the first and second issues.). Illus. by Illustrated in Color. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hard Cover. 1st edition, 1st State. Hardback. Good Condition Overall/No Jacket.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO [IN] HI-HO STORY BOX

BANNERMAN, HELEN

SCOTT, JANET LAURA. BANNERMAN,HELEN. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO [in] HI-HO STORY BOX. Akron: Saalfield ca 1942. There are 4 books, 9 1/4 X 10 1/4" each in fine condition in the original publisher's pictorial box. Each of the books has a pictorial wrapper duplicating the covers. Sambo is illustrated by FLORENCE WHITE WILLIAMS with 6 color illustrations, 9 black & whites, pictorial endpapers plus covers in color by Eleanor March. The other titles include Mother Goose by Fern Bisel Peat, One Happy Day by Janet Laura Scott and Baby Animal Stories illus. by Diana Thorne. Rare and wonderful..

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

PEAT, FERN BISEL. BANNERMAN,HELEN. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. Cleveland: Harter (1931). 4to (7 5/8 x 10"), red patterned cloth, circular pictorial paste-on, near Fine. STATED FIRST EDITION! Boldly and brightly illustrated in color by FERN BISEL PEAT with 8 color plates plus 12 full page and 1 smaller black and whites. Extremely rare in this first edition.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO: 4 BLACK SAMBO CUT-OUT PUZZLES

BANNERMAN, HELEN

PEAT, FERN BISEL. [BANNERMAN,HELEN]. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. 4 BLACK SAMBO CUT-OUT PUZZLES. Cleveland: Harter 1932. There are 4 wonderful full color jigsaw puzzle illustrated by FERN BISEL PEAT housed in the original pictorial box. Puzzles are fine, box has wear on flaps and crayon marks inside cover. The 4 scenes are: The tiger is crouched holding the green umbrella in his tail and Sambo is trying to get it back; Sambo is behind the tiger which is wearing Sambo's shoes on his ears; Jumbo is mixing the pancacke batter; Sambo is starting his walk into the forest with his new clothing. Each measures 7 3/8 x 9 3/4". Rare.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

SMITH, TERRY AND MARY. [BANNERMAN,HELEN]. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. Racine: Whitman no date ca 1930. Folio (9 x 12 1/2"), stiff linen-like pictorial wraps, [16]p. including covers, name on edge of cover else VG+. This striking version of Sambo is illustrated in a broad style by TERRY AND MARY SMITH with bold colors printed on various colored papers. Very scarce.

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Little Black Sambo

Bannerman, Helen

E. P. Dutton and Co. , Duenewald Printing Corp. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1943. Hardcover. Minor scuffing on front cover. Red spiral binding very good. There are seven movables all intact .

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

WEHR, JULIAN. BANNERMAN,HELEN. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. NY: Duenewald (1943). 8vo (6 3/4 x 8 3/4"), spiral backed pictorial boards, light edge rubbing else near fine. A MOVEABLE SAMBO illustrated in color by JULIAN WEHR and featuring 7 really terrific moveable plates plus other color illustrations in text. Quite difficult to find with the 7 plates, more commonly found with 4 or 5, and a nice copy.

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Little Black Sambo (First Edition with illustrations by Fern Bisel Peat)

BANNERMAN, Helen

Cleveland, Ohio: The Harter Publishing Company. Fair with no dust jacket. 1931. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Stated First Edition November, 1931 on copyright page. This scarce edition of the controversial children's classic with 7 color illustrations of the original 8 by Fern Bisel Peat. (One illustration, "Oh! what lovely melted butter", is missing.) Also with 13 black and white illustrations by Ms. Peat. --- In patterned dark red cloth-covered boards with Peat circular color illustration pasted to cover. Unpaginated, with 46 yellow-bordered leaves (not counting the full-size color illustrations tipped to the leaves). --- A Fair only copy with at least 3 detached (but present) leaves, 2 pages with repaired nearly full-length diagonal tears, inked gift inscription to front free endpaper, and a very loose binding. Color illustrations retain their brightness.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall) ; (46) pages .

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

WEHR, JULIAN. BANNERMAN,HELEN. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. NY: Duenewald (1943). 8vo, spiral backed pictorial boards, slight wear else near fine in chipped and slightly worn dust wrapper. A MOVEABLE SAMBO illustrated in color by JULIAN WEHR and featuring 6 really terrific moveable plates done in color. Nice copy, hard to find in the dw.

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Little Black Sambo.

BANNERMAN, Helen.

Chicago:: Albert Whitman & Co.,. Very Good. 1939. Hardcover. B00J34F7A2 . Color drawings by Cobb X. Shinn throughout. First printing thus (The Enlarged Picture Edition). Moderate shelf wear and aging to boards, else very good in blue cloth with red lettering and borders, color illustration on front board. No dust jacket. .

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO [AND] THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT

BANNERMAN, HELEN

PEAT, FERN BISEL. BANNERMAN,HELEN [and] BEATRIX POTTER. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO [and] THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT. Sandusky: Prang Co. (1946 Deluxe edition). Offered here are 2 books in the original publisher's box. Each book measures 8 1/2 x 11", pictorial wraps, slight bit of shelf wear else near fine. Both books are boldly and brightly illustrated in color by FERN BISEL PEAT with color pictorial covers, 5 full page color illustrations as well as black and whites in text. Sambo and his family are portrayed as an American Black family. Very scarce in this boxed version.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

601BANNERMAN, HELEN

[BANNERMAN,HELEN]. THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. Chic: Reilly & Britton 1905. 16mo, pictorial boards, near fine. Early ed. (1906) of this volume in the Christmas Stocking Series with an introduction by L. FRANK BAUM and illustrated in color by Bannerman. A very early American printing of this classic (with no credit to Bannerman).

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

[BANNERMAN,HELEN]. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. Chicago: Donohue, no date, circa 1919. 8vo, cloth, pictorial paste-on, fine in slightly worn dust wrapper. Illustrated with 24 full page color illustrations by an unknown hand (one opposite every page of text) depicting an African Sambo. (Advertised as a title in the Peter Rabbit Series). An uncommon edition rearely found with dust wrapper. [a]

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

BANNERMAN,HELEN. THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. RCA / McKay (1940). Square 4to, glazed pictorial boards, light spine wear else fine in worn dust wrapper. Consisting of a full 25 page full color book illustrated with Bannerman's originals and a 78rpm record told by Helen Myers. A "Talking Book".

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

[BANNERMAN,HELEN]. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. Chic: Donohue (1919). 8vo, cloth, pict. paste-on, fine in worn and frayed dustwrapper. Illus. with 24 full page color illus. by an unknown hand (one opposite every page of text) depicting an African Sambo. (Advertised as a title in the Peter Rabbit Series). An uncommon edition.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

[BANNERMAN,HELEN]. THE ADVENTURES OF LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. RCA: 1949. Oblong 4to (12 x 10 1/2"), sl. rubbing, near fine. Consisting of a full 23 page color book illustrated in color by an unknown hand, depicting Sambo as a native of India (without really appearing to be Indian) plus two 78rpm records narrated by Paul Wing. Music by Norman Leyden, conducted by Henri Rene. Scarce.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

NADLE, MARTIN. [BANNERMAN,HELEN]. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. NY: Music You Enjoy 1941. Sq. 8vo, pict. wraps, some rubbing else VG and complete with the record. A listen-Look Picture Book featuring a grossly stereotyped Sambo illustrated in full color on every page by Martin Nadle.

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Little Black Sambo.

BANNERMAN, Helen.

[New York:: E. P. Dutton,, 1949].. publisher's spiral-bound illustrated boards in dust jacket.. A fine, bright, unworn copy, the plates all undamaged, in the scarce dust jacket with small chips at the extremities.. 8vo,. Animated in color by Julian Wehr, with four moveable plates. A Blue Book Edition.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

[BANNERMAN,HELEN]. THE ADVENTURES OF LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. RCA: 1949. Oblong 4to (12 x 10 1/2") sl. rubbing, VG+. Consisting of a full 23 page color book illustrated by an unknown hand, depicting Sambo as a native of India (without really appearing to be Indian) plus two 78rpm records narrated by Paul Wing. Music by Norman Leyden, conducted by Henri Rene. Scarce. A Little Nipper Story Book Album.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

WINTER, MILO. [BANNERMAN,HELEN]. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO a story teller's paint book edited by Margery Chase. Chicago: Lilja, no date circa 1940. Folio, pictorail wraps, one illustration partially colored else VG. Wonderful color cover by MILO WINTER plus black and whites on each page by him as well- to be completed by the owner. (Text of story beneath illus). Very scarce.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

WEHR, JULIAN. BANNERMAN,HELEN. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. (Duenewald 1949) sq. 8vo, pict. bds, Fine. A MOVEABLE SAMBO illustrated in color by JULIAN WEHR and featuring 4 really terrific moveable plates done in color. Quite special.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

VOIGT, MARGOT (?). [BANNERMAN,HELEN]. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. no publication data, "printed in U.S.A. on bottom right of cover). Obl. 16mo, blue pict. wraps, (4 1/4 x 3 1/2" high), [12]p. incl. covers, tiny tear on top edge of cover, else AS NEW. Illus. with 6 full page color illus. (incl. covers) unsigned but by Margot Voigt (?) A rare edition.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

Bannerman, Helen

Akron: Saalfield Publishing Co.. Fine. N.D.. 1st Edition Thus (?). Pamphlet. Saalfield No. 2052; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1928 (? ) . Four colored illustrations plus blue line illustrations. Text printed in blue ink. Pages printed on Lintex. Stapled wrappers. No wear to be seen. 12 pages including the wrappers. .

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

MOORE, ROBERT. BANNERMAN,HELEN. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. NY: Grosset & Dunlap (1942). Square 4to, pictorial boards, VG+ in worn dust wrapper. Illustrated in color by Robet Moore in typical 1940's style. Very scarce.

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Little Black Sambo

Helen Bannerman

1978-06-03. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Little Black Sambo

Helen Bannerman

1998-04-04. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

Helen Bannerman

Chicago: Albert Whitman & Co., 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Color drawings by Cobb X. Shinn. The Enlarged Picture Edition. Rubbing to boards, corners and edges. Front picture is moderately rubbed. A few pencil marks on the back cover. The pages are largely clean and unmarked with periodic oxidation and a few small chips to edges. Binding is tight. The endpages are a strong blue with 24 images from the story.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

Bannerman, Helen

1927. Bannerman, Helen. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. The Happy Hour Books. NY: The Macmillan Co., 1927. unpaginated. Illustrated in color Frank Dobias. sq. 12mo. Illustrated paper-covered boards, blue and white end papers. Previous owner's name in faded ink on the half-t.page. The paper on the back cover is wrinkled, the covers have minor soiling and slight rubbing on corner tips, the boards are somewhat bowed; the interior is clean and bright; overall a Very Good+ hardcover

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Little Black Sambo

Bannerman, Helen

Akron: Saalfield Publishing Co.. Very Good to Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. 1928. Soft Cover. LARGE or HEAVY BOOK, MAY REQUIRE EXTRA POSTAGE. NO AMAZON OVERSEAS SHIPPING. Has previous owner's name written on top of front cover. Illustrated by FLORENCE WHITE WILLIAMS with color covers, 4 color illustrations plus numerous blue line illustrations on pages of text.Printed on LINENTEX. Excellent condition for this classic. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall .

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

RUSSELL, MARY LAFETRA. BANNERMAN,HELEN. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. NY: Gabriel no date, circa 1920. Folio, stiff pictorial wraps, some soil and edge wear else VG. A great version of this tale, illustrated in full color on every page by MARY LAFETRA RUSSELL.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

HAYS, ETHEL. [BANNERMAN,HELEN]. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. Akron: Saalfield 1942. Folio, pict. wraps, 2 margin mends else VG+. Wonderfully illustrated in bright colors on every page by ETHEL HAYS. Cute version, quite scarce.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

WILLIAMS, FLORENCE WHITE. BANNERMAN,HELEN. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. Akron: Saalfield nd ca 1928. Small 4to, pict. wraps, general wear and some soil, VG. Wonderfully illustrated by FLORENCE WHITE WILLIAMS with color covers, 4 color illustrations plus numerous blue line illustrations on every page of text. A most uncommon edition.

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Little Black Sambo

Helen Bannerman

Chicago: The Reilley & Lee Co., 1908 Medium blue cloth with a paste down label in very good condition. The this belongs to page has the childs name in pencil. At the very top first page written in ink happy birthday to and from and date of 1928. The first part is Little Black Sambo and the last part is Harriet Beecher Stowe's Topsy. A total of 16 full page color illustrations not including the color illustrations on the title page.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

PEAT, FERN BISEL. BANNERMAN,HELEN. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. Cleveland:Harter (1931). Folio, pict. wraps, some rubbing and light soil, VG+. A stunning edition, boldly and brightly illustrated in color by FERN BISEL PEAT with 8 full page color illus. plus color covers and b&w's. An American Black version of this tale.

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Little Black Sambo

Helen Bannerman

1972-01-01. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO [IN] PAPER TOYS BOOK NO. 2

BANNERMAN, HELEN

[BANNERMAN,HELEN]. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO [IN] PAPER TOYS BOOK NO. 2 by Anna Pauli. Peoria: Manual Arts (1930). 4to, pict. wraps, 48p., some mends and soil, VG. Instructions on how to make a large variety of paper toys. Each toy is illustrated with a photo and with one full color illustration. Includes Little Black Sambo on 2 pages and on cover.

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Little Black Sambo

Bannerman, Helen

Platt & Munk. Hardcover. 9780822803546 1972 Printing of 1955 edition. New Book with Dust Jacket. Perfect...pristine.. Purchased from long time Charlotte bookstore(all new books) liquidation sale. While at the sale, I noticed many of the books were being pulled out of old boxes at the back of the store. Many of the books had obviously been in shop for many years--many quite rare. This is one of those books. Very rare in new condition.** NOTE: Books ordered before 11AM Eastern Time shipped same day. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. ** We will instantly refund your money if you are not happy with the book for any reason. . New.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO: The "Just Right" Edition

Bannerman, Helen

Chicago: Albert Whitman. An extremely scarce version of the story about a little boy, his new clothes, some tigers and how the boy outwits them! 63 pages w/multi-color illustrations on most pages, multi-image end papers and a bright color pictorial label by Shinn who was best known as a postcard artist but illustration several books for this publisher. The style of the artwork echoes Bannerman's own illustrations. Medium blue covers have dulled gilt lettering and a border around the pasted-on label. Top of the front & rear boards are a little sun faded, as well as the spine and about 1" from the spine on the rear. Rear also has a few lightly faded spots that appear to be moisture. Overall a very good copy of this rarity. OUT OF PRINT. . Very Good. Hardcover. ca 1920S. 1920.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

[BANNERMAN,HELEN]. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. no pub. info., Printed in U.S.A., ca 1945. 8vo, pict. wraps, fine. Illus. in color by an unknown hand, Sambo and his family are portrayed as Indians in terms of their clothing and skin tone. No credit is given to Bannerman as the author.

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO (1946)

Bannerman, Helen

Sandusky, Ohio: Prang Co. Publishers. Very Good+. 1946. Softcover. Deluxe Edition 1946. Clean soft pictorial covers with a hint of foxing. Text tight, clean & intact. Pictorial frontispiece. Illustrated with Color & B/W drawings. Children; Color & B/W Illus.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated pages .

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

BANNERMAN, HELEN

LAMONT, VIOLET. [BANNERMAN,HELEN]. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. Racine: Whitman 1959. Sq. 12mo, pict. bds, Fine. A Tell-A-Tale book. Illustrated in color by VIOLET LaMONT depicting a racially "neutral" Sambo with darkish skin but with no distinguishing characteristics of any race - this Sambo can almost be perceived as white.

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Little Black Sambo

Bannerman, Helen

The Saalfield Publishing Company. Very Good. Hardcover. Hardcover with a comb spine binding. 15 pages. Some chipping to bottom edge of page. Very Good condition. The Saalfield Publishing Company. Illustrated by Florence White Williams. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 15 pages .

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Little Black Sambo

Helen Bannerman

Springfield, MA: McLoughlin Brothers Inc., 1938 Very Good, approaching Near Fine; see scans and description. Springfield, MA: McLoughlin Brothers Inc.. 1938. 'Little Black Sambo', this being the famous and nostalgic Litttle Color Classics McLoughlin Brothers Inc. 1938 Hildegard Lupprian-illustrated edition of Helen Bannerman's 1899 story. 16mo (6 3/4' tall), glossy illustrated boards, 66 pp. (2+ 59 + 5, including blank leaves at beginning and end). Illustrated throughout, mostly in color, by Lupprian. Very Good, wants to be Near Fine; small spots of rubbing at spine, spine ends, and fore-edges of the boards, not adding up to much, altogether. See scans. Otherwise without flaw, throughout - a true scarcity, for this title and edition. Tape (see pertinent scan) at endpapers appears to be of original manufacture, but may have been added later. There is, in any case, no binding damage or weakness of any type. Bannerman's tale has been lauded as the most progressive of its type - in its time - yet later criticized for nevertheless expressing racist notions from a modern viewpoint. These were not mutually exclusive assessments, in objective truth. In any case, this is a famous and highly collectible edition from the ranks of classic children's literature, and remains deeply nostalgic for many. Rare in this condition; one of the best preserved you're likely to see. See all scans. Ships in a new, sturdy, protective box, of course - not a bag. L49

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Little Black Sambo

Helen Bannerman

Grosset & Dunlap, 1942 Boards look good some edgewear, bright colors, bumped top corner. Dust jacket complete has edgewear in the spine, tears, small bends. Bottom corner of the inside flap 30-70. Former owners name written in ink from to top corner first end paper. A few crayola marks on the inside last 3 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO (1931)

Cleveland, Ohio: Harter Publishing Co.. Very Good+. 1931. Softcover. Clean soft pictorial covers. Text tight, clean & intact. Full page color illustrations. Small bump on top edge near spine. Children ; Color & B/W Illus.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 19 pages .

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Little Black Sambo

Bannerman, Helen

Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing Company, 1959. Good Hardcover. No Dust Jacket. 1959. Cover is worn and rubbed, with scrapping along the edges showing the cardboard underneath. Pages are showing some wear. Full colored, bright illustrations. Previous owner's name written on front endpage.. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by LaMont, Violet.

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Little Black Sambo

Bannerman, Helen, 1862-1946

n.p.: Duenewald Printing, 1943. Hardcover. Very Good. Wehr, Julian. color illustrations (includes six movables) by Julian Wehr, (16)p. Pictorial front cover. Spiral bound. 21cm. Extremities moderately rubbed. Gift inscription inside front cover. No Jacket (as issued). Duenewald also published a 1949 edition which had only four movables.

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Little Black Sambo

Bannerman, Helen

New York: The Platt & Munk Co, Inc, 1926. Good Hardcover. pictorial cover, 1926. Cover is worn and rubbed Eulalie illustrations. Full colored, bright illustrations. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Eulalie.

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Little Black Sambo

Bannerman, Helen

Cleveland: Harter, 1931. Large Paperbound. Very Good+. Illus. by Fern Bisel Peat.

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Little Black Sambo (The Enlarged Picture Edition/ "Just Right" Edition)

Bannerman, Helen

Chicago: Albert Whitman, (1925). Hardcover. Good. No date (believed 1925 edition). Slim octavo in dark maroon cloth Tipped on color illustration of Sambo holding a pale green umbrella and with walking tiger; bordered and lettered in gilt, spine lettering black; illustrated endpapers. . Title page reads "The Enlarged Picture Edition" and "The 'Just Right' Edition". 64 pp., pp. 1-7 is a foreword about the book and dedication "This edition published in Appreciation/ Ivor N. Thyberg". 28 full page color drawings by Cobb X. Shinn. While the illustrations set the story in the tropics, Sambo's and his mother and father's costumes are stereotypical American black outfits (Black Mumbo looks like Aunt Jemima). About very good, wear to the cloth at head and foot of spine and gilt mostly dulled. Internally clean.

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