London and New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1883. A. T. Elwes. Early printing. Hardcover. 248; 8pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Brown cloth over boards decoratively stamped in gilt and black ink. Floral endpapers. Eight pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear. Rebacked with the majority of the original backstrip overlaid. Hinges skillfully reinforced. One signature resewn. Occasional very light foxing within. With an introduction to the American edition. Very good. Item #62023
With Fifty Illustrations by A. T. Elwes.
Collects "Legends of the Old Plantation" and "His Sayings."
Popular folktales of the post-civil war south.