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A lovely presentation of the best loved tales from Thomas Ingoldsby Legends, with the original Jim Crow reference in the last verse. Jim Crow had been established as a racist epithet by the time the first edition was published in 1837, Thomas D. Rice having just appeared in blackface in London for the first time in 1836.

Ingoldsby, Thomas [Richard Harris Barham]. The Jackdaw of Rheims.

SKU: 1260
  • Ernest Nister, London, c1880s.

    Oblong 12mo, cord bound. Publisher's full colour illustrated card wraps , with full pge colour illustrations accompanying the text throughout. Bookseller lable to front inner wrap of F. & A. Rowe, Queen St, Jersey. All edged gilt; a little toned thoughout but otherwise lovely condition with no losses. 

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