The Arkansaw Bear

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Author: Alfred Bigelow Paine /Illustrator: Frank Ver Beck

Subject: Southern Americana/ fantastical tale of the partnership and adventures of Bo (a little boy) and Horatio the fiddle playing bear.

Publisher: Published by Henry Altemus Company N.D., Philadelphia

Price: US$125

Binding Details:5 x 71/2 x 1

Completely re bound in quarter style with black leather spine, five raised bands and red leather skivers for title and date.  The original cover art has been saved and reused after cleaning.  The book comes with a flannel lined matching slipcase. Note:  contains several inappropriate racial references that were common at the time of its publication.

 

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