LITTLE MR. THIMBLEFINGER AND HIS QUEER COUNTRY: What the Children Saw and Heard There.
Edition: Early printing.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (c 1894). Hardcover - A collection of stories by this journalist and folklorist, who was best known for the Uncle Remus stories. Brief introduction in which Harris explains that the stories fall in three categories - some were part of Black folklore, but were not included in the Uncle Remus stories, others were from South Georgia with roots in England, and some were inventions. A lovely production illustrated with a frontispiece with a tissue guard and 31 internal full page plates on glossy stock by Oliver Herford. All edges tinted green. 230 pp.
Condition: Near fine in beige cloth with gilt and dark brown lettering, an illustration of a wolf and rabbit on the front cover in dark brown and green. Small bookplate on front pastedown.