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    Stowe's Classic Work Confronting Slavery

    Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly. Boston: John P. Jewett & Company, 1852. First edition title pages with second edition points, presumably altered later. Two octavo volumes. [iii]-x, [13]-312; [i]-iv, [5]-322 pages. Correct collation. Six inserted plates. Publisher's purplish-brown cloth. Boards paneled in blind, fronts with central vignette in gilt. Spines in blind and gilt. Original cream endpapers. Spines sunned with minor restoration. Light rubbing to extremities, some browning in text. Housed in custom slipcase. A good, solid set of this important work.

    "In the emotion-charged atmosphere of mid-nineteenth-century America Uncle Tom's Cabin exploded like a bombshell...The social impact of Uncle Tom's Cabin on the United States was greater than that of any book before or since" (PMM). Uncle Tom's Cabin is the only American novel to be included in the PMM selection.

    BAL 19343. Printing and the Mind of Man 332. From the James and Deborah Boyd Collection.


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    April, 2012
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