1889 1ed Daddy Jake the Runaway Uncle Remus Joel Harris Slavery Black America

HARRIS, Joel Chandler

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Most known for his folklore stories on Uncle Remus, Joel Chandler Harris was an American anti-slavery author. ‘Daddy Jake the Runaway’ was an 1889 collection of short children’s stories based on African American legends. This book includes notable stories such as ‘How a Witch was Caught’, ‘How Black Snake Caught the Wolf’, and ‘Brother Rabbit’s Courtship’. This first edition includes the fine illustrations of Edward Kemble, who also provided illustrations for the much more popular ‘Uncle Remus Songs and Sayings’.

 

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1889 1ed Daddy Jake the Runaway Uncle Remus Joel Harris Slavery Black America

 

Most known for his folklore stories on Uncle Remus, Joel Chandler Harris was an American anti-slavery author. ‘Daddy Jake the Runaway’ was an 1889 collection of short children’s stories based on African American legends. This book includes notable stories such as ‘How a Witch was Caught’, ‘How Black Snake Caught the Wolf’, and ‘Brother Rabbit’s Courtship’. This first edition includes the fine illustrations of Edward Kemble, who also provided illustrations for the much more popular ‘Uncle Remus Songs and Sayings’.

 

Item number: #14974

Price: $499

 

HARRIS, Joel Chandler

 

Daddy Jake the runaway: and short stories told after dark

 

New York: Century Co., ©1889. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [4], 145, [1]
    • Illustrated throughout
  • References: BAL 7117
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
  • Size: ~10.25in X 8.5in (26cm x 21.5cm)

 

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14974

Category

Literature

Authors

HARRIS, Joel Chandler

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete