Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1899.
First trade edition, first printing with dated title page. Bound in publisher's brown cloth with upper board pictorially stamped in red and black, with titles lettered in gilt. Very Good or better. Lean to binding, toning to spine. Former owner's ex-libris label to front paste down, name inked to front free endpaper. Pages toned, and with a few tiny, sporadic stains. A collection of short stories as told in dialect by Uncle Julius, a freed slave, in antebellum North Carolina. Item #140941319