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Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) Uncle Tom's Cabin

Auction:
2658B
Lot:
321
Sold for:
$150$150

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2658B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 01, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) Uncle Tom's Cabin. London: John Cassell, 1852.
First English edition, illustrated by Cruikshank, with portrait frontispiece, title vignette, and twenty-seven full-page wood engravings, bound in full crushed polished morocco by Taffin LeFort of Paris, t.e.g., inner gilt dentelles, the spine lettered, the boards plain; inner margin of ffep adhering to joint, marks to back board, front joint abraded and starting, probably repaired with glue at some point, causing the endpaper problem, 7 3/4 x 5 in.
Estimate $200-300


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Harriet Beecher, Tom, John Cassell, London, Paris

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