Very Good in Good- jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. 358 pp. Original green cloth covers moderately soiled and rubbed w/ yellow spotting to spine. Light foxing to edges of text block and endpapers. DJ has wear and short tears to edges w/ light chipping to corners and spine ends. Spine sunned. Lightly soiled and rubbed. Contents nice.
Reprint. Prior copyrights 1897, 1902. 4 3/4" x 7", 358 pages; B/W photo as frontispiece; inc. poem on the legend of the Cherokee Rose, also "When De Fat Am On De Possum, " "The Old Plantation, " "Br'er Washington's Arraignment, " "The Lily of Fort Custer" (lengthy & sad account of a man, the woman he loves & his horse whom she loves), & "Eulalee, sweet Eulalee. Your laughter comes with the sunbeams free And the dews that fall are your tears for me, And up to heaven, with hot cheeks wet, I look and hear--'I love you yet! '" (p. 314) Back hinge cracked but book is solid and tight, green cloth binding w/illustrated cover is worn at spine top/bottom w/ patch of spotting on back cover, corners bumped. Good.
Ole Mistis, and other songs and stories from Tennessee
by John Trotwood Moore
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