Description:Yes. Very Good. No Jacket. This book goes back a long time in...Yes. Very Good. No Jacket. This book goes back a long time in history with slaves and their masters and tells the story of Eneas who was separated from his master and spent a good part of his life searching for him because he loved him. Book is in very good condition with light wear. 33 pages, 9 x 5.5.
Description:Good. No Jacket. 16mo-over 5¾"-6¾" tall. Vintage booklet...Good. No Jacket. 16mo-over 5¾"-6¾" tall. Vintage booklet presentation of this story of a lost slave searching for his master. Center map of Aeneas' 3350 mile journey. "This story of the devotion of a Southern darky to his "white folks" is one of the great classics of Southern literature-a book beloved by hundreds of thousands. It was in 1865 that Eneas became separated from his master and started out to look for the home plantation. For eight years he wandered the South-a veritable pilgrimage through the wilderness. His adventures are humorous, yet tug at the heart strings, and he and the people he encounters emerge vivid and real. The whole brilliantly portrays an attitude and a way of life of a time not so long past, and does it with unforgettable charm, whimsy and brevity. " 44 pages. Small booklet bound by two spine staples. J W Burke Company ( Macon, Georgia ). Edition not indicated. Apparently published in 1925 ("1925" on title page). Good to very good. Complete, intact and unmarked. Cover shows some wear and soiling. Faded at spine area. End pages browned but not brittle. 32.
Description:Very good. It's a great copy. Like finding department store tags...Very good. It's a great copy. Like finding department store tags on a shirt in a thrift store; You win. We Pack Carefully and Ship Daily!
While some of the language and content may be offensive in our era, I suspect that this book may represent a relationship between Black and White people of the 1860's in the South that had a depth that few have today.
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