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    The True First Appearance in Print

    [Harriet Beecher Stowe]. Uncle Tom's Cabin: or, Life Among the Lowly. Serialized in the abolitionist newspaper, The National Era. Washington D. C.: G. Bailey, June 5, 1851- April 1, 1852. Including: volume V, numbers 23-35 and 37-44 (whole numbers 231-252) and volume VI, numbers 45-52 (whole numbers 253-274). The very first appearance of this landmark novel in print. The novel is complete. Each part is a printed folio newsprint broadsheet, measuring approximately 26.5 x 37.75 inches. Folded with horizontal and vertical creases. Some wear to edges and folds, some small holes at some folds. A near fine copy of this rare version of Uncle Tom's Cabin, the first parts of this novel preceding the first book edition by almost a year. The parts are chemised and housed in two quarter blue morocco slipcases.

    "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 PMM. Printing and the Mind of Man 332.




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