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Joel Chandler HARRIS
Uncle Remus Or Mr. Fox, Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Terrapin
London: Chatto & Windus, 1916, Sixth British Edition. Full leather binding by Bayntun of Bath. Richard Adams' bookplate to the front free end paper opposite the signature and dedication of Martin Rosen (Director and Producer of the Watership Down film 1978). Colour and black & white illustrations, some full-page, occasional light spotting, mostly at front and rear, preliminary blank with ink presentation inscription to Richard Adams from Martin Rosen Director and Producer of "Watership Down" the film of the book (1978). All edges gilt, modern brown calf gilt, lightly marked, spine with raised bands and contrasting labels, each compartment with central rabbit tool, gilt rolls on edges and turn-ins, 8vo. Inscription reads: 'Aug 19 1974 To Richard Adams with admiration and affection Martin Rosen'. Martin Rosen, a good friend of Richard Adams, directed and produced the 1978 film of Watership Down, in addition to writing the screenplay. It is possible that without Rosen's influence, Richard Adams may never have agreed to a screen adaptation of his most famous book. After reading Watership Down for himself, Rosen met the author and convinced him it could be made into a film. Later, in 1982, Rosen brought another Richard Adams book 'The Plague Dogs' to the big screen and was also involved in the more recent TV series of Watership Down (1999) as executive producer. Richard Adams discusses the relevance of the Uncle Remus stories, in particular the way that these stories, like those of Elahrairah in Watership Down, are derived from folk-tales. Adams also connect … [Click Below for Full Description]
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