1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.
1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.
1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.
1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.
1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.
1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.
1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.
1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.
1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.
1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.
1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.
1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.
1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.
1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.
1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.
1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.
1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.
1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.

1893 Scarce First Edition - Evening Tales by Joel Chandler Harris with a Binding design by Margaret Armstrong.

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(Description)

Author: Joel Chandler Harris. Frederic Ortoli. (Binding design by Margaret Armstrong).
Title: Evening Tales, Done into English from the French of Frederic Ortoli.
Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1893. First edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5" X 5".
Pages: viii-280 pages
Binding: Attractive, scarce, and very good original full-cloth binding design by Margaret Armstrong (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown).

Estimate: (USD 350 - USD 500).

The book: A scarce first edition of "Evening Tales," translated into English from the French of Frederic Ortoli by Joel Chandler Harris, published in 1893 by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. This collection of tales is notably enhanced by a full-cloth binding design by the renowned Margaret Armstrong, making it a highly collectible item for enthusiasts of unique book designs.

The author:  Joel Chandler Harris (1848–1908) was an American journalist, fiction writer, and folklorist best known for his collection of Uncle Remus stories. His work often preserved and popularized African American folktales.

The binding designer: Margaret Armstrong (1867–1944) was a celebrated American designer known for her distinctive book cover designs, which often featured elaborate and stylized floral patterns. Her work on this book's binding adds significant artistic and collectible value.


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