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THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK SAMBO by BANNERMAN. HELEN.; - Hardcover - from Paul Foster Books (SKU: 5638)

THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

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THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

by BANNERMAN. HELEN.;

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Chatto & Windus. London.,1935. Reprint. Small 4to.(9.3 x 7 inches). 27 full colour plates, each with a page of text opposite. Small area of loss to the bottom corner of one page and a few pages with tears into the margins, without any loss to the page. Overall a very good clean copy which has recently been finely bound in leather. Full blue morocco, spine with raised bands, ruled and lettered in gilt. Boards with gilt ruled borders. Front board lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Overall a very good, attractively bound copy.:

Synopsis

The Story of Little Black Sambo is a children’s book written and illustrated by Scottish-born author Helen Bannerman for her children while her family was living in India. The story of a young Indian boy who outsmarts four tigers that threaten to eat him has been noted a controversial with its publication in the United States, accused of presenting racist overtones, primarily because of its illustrations. However, many “American editions” were pirated versions, lacking Bannerman’s name on the title page, that were reillustrated, producing degrading caricatures. 

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On Jul 31 2017, a reader said:
A wonderfull book for children,to see and learn of other cultures.

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Bookseller
Paul Foster Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
5638
Title
THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK SAMBO
Author
BANNERMAN. HELEN.;
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Chatto & Windus. London.,1935
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Children's and Illustrated books;

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spine
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