NY: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. Octavo. 231pp. First edition, first issue, of Harris' first book and the introduction of the character of Uncle Remus. With frontispiece and seven plates, title-page vignette, and numerous line illustrations throughout the text. Original green cloth, spine gilt-lettered and front cover stamped in black with Br'er Rabbit rendered in gold. Eight pages of ads bound at rear. A bit of wear to binding extremities, including at head and tail of spine, else a near fine, bright, tight copy. Item #29349
(BAL 7100; Grolier/American 83).