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Helen Bannerman
Little Black Sambo Illustrated1900 RARE First American Edition. Helen Bannerman
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1900. Some sign of wear. Childs colored crayon scribbles on some pages. a rip on 1 page. Library stamps "WITHDRAWN) Please see photos. TitleThe Story of Little Black SamboAuthorBannerman, HelenFormat/BindingHardcoverBook ConditionUsed - GoodJacket ConditionNo JacketEdition1st EditionBindingHardcoverPublisherF. A. StokesPlace Of PublicationNew YorkDate Published1900KeywordsCHILDREN, ILLUSTRATED New York: F. A. Stokes, 1900. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. This is a Rare 1st edn with all key points, stains and wear to cover esp. along edges but reasonably good internal condition, 27 lovely drawings, blue titles and kids' trousers, tan spine binding, 12mo, v + 56pps, there are a few short open tears that can easily be repaired. Date is a guess (as no copyright page which is important in establishing edition)--Bannerman was very suspicious of publishers as the one in London bilked her, f/o first name on pastedown.. 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. This book is 120 years old! It has been read and read and read by many, … [Click Below for Full Description]
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