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    Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin. Boston: 1852. Second printing, with the "Tenth Thousand" statement on the title page per BAL. With mounted presentation card signed by Beecher Stowe.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin;or, Life Among the Lowly. Boston: John P. Jewett & Company, 1852. Second printing, with the "Tenth Thousand" statement on the title page per BAL (though some argue third printing). Harriet Beecher Stowe inscribed, signed and dated card mounted to the flyleaf of Volume I: "Very truly yours / H. B. Stowe / Mandarin April 14, 1877." Two octavo volumes (7.5 x 4.75 inches; 191 x 120 mm.). x, [13]-312; [i]-iv, [5]-322, [2, blank] pages; three engraved plates inserted in each volume. Publisher's olive green cloth, front covers and spines stamped in gilt, boards decoratively ruled with oval panels in blind, rear boards with blind central motif. The boards of both volumes are significantly worn with some loss to the spines, soiling and the textblocks are leaning. The contents have moderate to heavy scattered foxing and several signatures in volume one have become disbound. Good, a perfect candidate for restoration.


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