I have some books posted in either antiques, art, or a collectible category. To see my son's old books. THIS SALE IS FOR HISTORICAL PRESERVATION ONLY.
I DO NOT AGREE WITH TERMS THAT MAY BE USED IN THIS BOOK. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. Negro myths from the Georgia coast told in the vernacular. Joel Chandler Harris has, in an admirable way, commended to public notice the dialect and folk-lore in vogue among the Negroes of Middle Georgia. With fidelity and cleverness has he perpetuated the legends and songs once current among these peoples, and.
Now fast lapsing into oblivion. There is, however, a field, largely untrodden, in which may be found ample opportunity for the exhibition of kindred inquiry and humor.Swamp region of Georgia and the Carolinas. Where the lingo of the rice-field and the sea-island negroes is sui generis, and where myths and fanciful stories, often repeated before the war, and now seldom heard save during the gayer moods of the old plantation darkies, materially differ from those narrated by the sable dwellers in the interior.... How Come Buh Alligatur Nebber Sleep fur from de Ribber [how come the alligator never sleeps far from the river] II. Buh Tukrey Buzzud an de Rain III. How Buh Cooter Fool Buh Deer IV.
Buh Wolf, Buh Rabbit, an de Tar Baby V. Buh Fowl-Hawk an Buh Rooster VI.
Buh Tukrey Buzzud an de King Crab VII. De King, eh Darter, Buh Wolf, an Buh Rabbit - VIII. Buh Pattridge an Buh Rabbit IX. De Ole Man an de Gallinipper X. Buh Alligatur an Buh Mash-Hen XII.
Buh Fowl-Hawk an Buh Tukrey Buzzud XIII. Buh Wolf an Buh Rabbit XIV. Buh Wolf an de Two Dinner XV. Buh Owl an Buh Rooster XVI. Buh Lion an Buh Goat XVII.
Buh Bear an Buh Tiger XVIII. Buh Monkey an de Bull-Dog XIX. Buh Elephant an Buh Rooster XX.De Po Man an de Snake XXI. Leely Gal, Buh Alligatur, an de Jay-Bud XXII. De Cat, de Rat, de Cheese, an de Fox XXIII. Buh Rabbit an de Tarruh Beastises...... And a glossary in back in case you don't speak black Americana Southern dialect from 160 years ago!
Photos carefully as they are part of the description. All of my books are VERY OLD and have 100+ years of wear to varying degrees. Ex-library, but very rare 1st edition! Boards - very secure, bit dirty & with some spots.Good - front one has some wrinkles & some wear[scuffing] to the back one [zoom in back cover]. Spine ends - fair - wear to the bottom one / top one chipped down / you can see where 2 library stickers use to be on the spine [no spine #s]. Very good - a wee bit of wear to the lower tips / front lower wee tip is bent. Inner hinges - very good. Pages - generally very clean - apx 6 pages with a few spots [worse one shown].
Writing - some #s on endpapers plus another page / all 3 edges of the textblock are stamped "discarded" as is the title page & rear paste-down. Rips /folds - 3 or 4 very small rips that I saw - 2 small chips to top corners [shown with yellow paper] / no folds. Other: - ex-library -sticker in front, library pocket in back old ones!
A VERY RARE ONE FOR YOUR LIBRARY! Please Add me to your Favorites list.
AND check back now and then to see what's new! Otherwise I can't send you a new invoice. Don't panic, I will get to ASAP. T can take up to 14 days to get back East. All others please contact me.This book is very old and. May have accumulated bad smells along the way [musty basement/ mildew/ smoke]. Dryer sheets in them for a few months makes a world of difference! My nose doesn't work like it use to. So the old book smell doesn't bother me. As far as I can tell -this book does not smell bad. The item "RARE NEGRO MYTHS 1888 1st EDT BLACK AMERICANA CREOLE LEGENDS OLD SLAVE STORIES" is in sale since Saturday, November 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Books". The seller is "craminn" and is located in Sherwood, Oregon.
This item can be shipped to United States.