Here is a nice antique 1st edition book that is part of the Uncle Remus series by Joel Chandler Harris for your buying consideration. Would make a great gift for a special occasion, or keep for yourself! This book is in very good shape for being ove 125 years old.
The book is entitled, "Balaam and His Master and Other Sketches and Stories". This book was issued in 1891. So, first edition, cannot say if first printing. The book was written by Joel Chandler Harris. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company of Boston/New York.
The book has light tan hardcovers with the title and author name impressed in dark brown on the front cover and spine. Has the previous owner's names of Mary Merryman in ink and Frederic Willets Wright as a label in the front of the book, not on title page.
The book is still well bound together. There is no musty or mildewy smell to the book. Sopme minor spotting in the book in places. The cover over the spine is still there. Book is leaning a little over on the spine, so not square.
The book is 7.25" tall, by 5" across, by 1-1/8" wide. The book is 293 pages in length.
Let us know if you have any questions or need additional pictures. Don’t be shy to make an offer, we are always open to reasonable suggestions.
Make sure that this item meets your needs and requirements before deciding to acquire it. The item can be returned, there is a 10% restocking fee to do so. So, please carefully review all the attached pictures, ask all the questions you have, come see in person or send a friend to see the item on your behalf, prior to deciding to acquire it. Should you want to come to see the book in person in Wilmington, DE, you just need to give us one business day's notice to retrieve the book from our offsite environmentally controlled storage facility.
We have a number of other Joel Chandler Harris Uncle Remus books from the 1890s available for sale separately in our online store. Listing numbers for the other Chandler Uncle Remus series books are;
On the Plantation, A Georgia Boys Adventures During the War, 1892 1st Edit. - 122811017506
Uncle Remus and His Friends, 1892 1st Edition - 122821167730
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