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A Little Union Scout by  Joel Chandler Harris - First Edition - 1904 - from Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB (SKU: 021012)

A Little Union Scout

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A Little Union Scout

by Harris, Joel Chandler

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New York: McClure, Phillips & Co, 1904. First Edition. Octavo. Signed by the author and with the bookplate of Frederick W. Skiff. Skiff was a collector and bibliophile. He amassed one of the most important private libraries in the United States, with particular emphases on literature and history.181pp., illustrated with 8 plates, bound in a green pictorial cloth designed by William James Jordan [fl. 1889-1914] and binding signed with his initials WJ. A fine bright copy with light bumps to two corners. The story of General Forrest, a young soldier who is ordered to capture a Federal scout named Leroy who has succeeded in outwitting the Confederates. The scout turns out to be none other than a fascinating young woman with whom her captor speedily falls in love. A lovely copy.


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Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
A Little Union Scout
Harris, Joel Chandler
Book condition
second hand
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First Edition
McClure, Phillips & Co
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
First edition 1st Signed George Gibbs Frederick W. Skiff
Bookseller catalogs
Civil War; Literature;

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Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB

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About Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB

Alcuin Books located in Old Town Scottsdale is a store with 15,000 serious books for the collector or scholar. We have ample parking in front of the store for those who wish to browse our holdings.


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