THE TAR-BABY and Other Rhymes of Uncle Remus. Joel Chandler Harris.

THE TAR-BABY and Other Rhymes of Uncle Remus.

With Illustrations in Color by A B. Frost and E.W. Kemble. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1904. Original light orange-brown cloth decorated in gilt.

First Edition of Harris's fourth Uncle Remus title -- this one a profusely-illustrated volume of verse. In addition to the title poem, the 26 verses include "De Gater and de Rabbit Gizzard," "Brer Rabbit's Gigglin'-Place" and "A Howdy Song." This volume is beautifully illustrated, beautifully printed, and beautifully bound (an initialed binding design by Decorative Designers -- the front cover gilt is part glossy, part matte).~This is a fine copy, essentially free of soil or wear -- which is unusual for such light-colored cloth. A rather uncommon and highly-sought Harris title. Blanck 7154. Item #13558

Price: $650.00