Lot 58 of 327:
The most influential novel of the 19th century  

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Uncle Tom's Cabin

Stowe, Harriet Beecher


John P. Jewett & Company



2 volumes. Title page vignettes; 5 (of 6) inserted plates. (8vo) original blindstamped brown cloth, rebacked with original spine cloth laid down. First Edition, First Printing.

In addition to being one of the most influential books ever written, Uncle Tom's Cabin was also one of the most popular; as Sabin notes, "During [1852] there were numerous reissues from the plates of the first edition, also in two volumes, with the addition of the words 'Tenth' to 'One Hundred and Twentieth Thousand." BAL 19343.

Lot Amendments

Cloth worn and soiled; lacking 1 plate from Volume 2; light foxing; good.

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