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    African Americana: 1852 Edition of "Uncle Tom's Cabin". Harriet Beecher Stowe: "Uncle Tom's Cabin,; or, Life Among the Lowly." Boston and Cleveland, John P. Jewett & Company and Jewett, Proctor and Worthington, two volumes, 312 and 322 pp. respectively. Marked "Seventieth Thousand" with presentation inscriptions in both: "The Crawford's/ Ithaca/ New York/ Presented in 1881 by Mrs. Ann Lewis, a colored friend, as her choice treasure." With later pencil inscription: "Given to Mr. & Mrs. E. M. Newton by Mrs. Crawford/ Sept. 16 1924." Bound in dark green cloth with gold-stamped design on cover and gilt title on spine. Old professional restoration to loss at top and bottom of each spine. Housed in custom clamshell cases. A seminal work that galvanized public opinion against slavery and was an important factor in the ensuing civil war.

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