Lot 226 of 302:
First Edition, First Printing Uncle Tom's Cabin  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$3,300
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly
Author:
Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Place:
Cleveland, Ohio
Publisher:
John P. Jewett & Company
Date:
1852
Description:

2 volumes. [iii]-x, [13]-312 pp.; [i]-iv, [5]-322, [2] blank pp. Three wood-engraved plates in each volume, title page vignettes. (8vo), 18.5x11.5 cm. (7¼x4½"), three-quarter black leather with purple cloth, spine ruled and titled in gilt. 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
Condition:
Wear and rubbing to spine and extremities; hinges split, internal foxing and toning; overall very good.
 
Item number:
307651b
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