Negro Myths From the Georgia Coast, Told in the Vernacular Charles C, Jones, Jr. Published by Houghton Mifflin and Company, New York 1888. Original illustrated cloth hardcover with gilt title to spine; some spotting to cloth else very good - binding tight; 171 pages with glossary and 4 pages of publisher advertisements at rear. A Collection of 61 myths including: "How Come buh Alligatur Nebber Sleep fur from de Ribber Bank", "Buh Rocoon an buh Possum"; "Buh Wolf, Buh Rabbit an de Tar Baby", , "De Dyin Bull-Frog", "De Fiddler, buh Tiger, an buh Bear, "... Jones published numerous monographs relating to Georgia's history as colony and state, prominent among them The Dead Towns of Georgia (1878).
Although insufficient funds allowed publication of only two of a projected four volumes, his magisterial History of Georgia (1883) won accolades from fellow historians for its dignified style and extensive use of original sources. Negro Myths on the Georgia Coast (1888) preserved Gullah dialect versions of the African trickster tales more commonly associated with the Uncle Remus tales of Joel Chandler Harris. The item "NEGRO MYTHS from GEORGIA COAST Charles C. Jones Jr 1888 GULLAH African American" is in sale since Tuesday, September 7, 2021. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible".The seller is "besimply" and is located in Berkeley, California. This item can be shipped to United States.