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Stowe, Harriet Beecher.

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Remitente: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA (San Francisco, CA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1892. 2 vols., 8vo, lviii, 309; ix, 382 pp. Signed on the title page of Volume I by the author, and with lengthy autograph quotations signed tipped to the half-title pages of both volumes, each dated October 17, 1894. Full brown suede, decorative stamp and title on all four covers, gilt lettering on backstrip, green silk doublures, gilt top. Handsome volumes with minor wear to the backstrip crowns and feet and one or two marks on the suede. The Riverside Press large paper edition, number 246 of 250, illustrated by E. W. Kemble; a late but magnificent edition of this work of tremendous historical significance. The elderly author shows a flash of her old industriousness in the full page inscription in Volume I: "Not one throb of anguish not one tear of the oppressed is forgotten by the Man of Sorrows the Lord of Glory. In His generous patient bosom he bears the anguish of a world", and in Volume II where she quotes from Uncle Tom's death scene: "Oh Mas'r George ye' are too late. The Lord's bought me, and is going to take me home and I long to go. Heaven is better than Kintuck."Both volumes are also inscribed "Written for Mr. W. H. Cathcart." and signed and dated in full, and inserted in Volume I is an ALS by Stowe's daughter, Miss H. B. Stowe, 4 pages, 8vo, Hartford, Oct. 17, 1894. ". . . I wished my mother to write in them for you if possible. But writing for her is such an effort now . . . [I] only ask it of her very occasionally . . . I have had her write an extract for each volume on separate paper. I did not venture to have her write in the books, for fear of defacing them . . . I have had her attempt two or three times to write for you but without success until to day, when what she has written is quite as good as we can ever expect from her again. . .". Only two copies are recorded at auction with inscriptions by Stowe from the text, neither having two inscriptions. Nº de ref. de la librería 105813

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STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER.

Editorial: Boston: John P. Jewett, 1852 (1852)

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Cantidad: 1

Remitente: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A. (Boston, MA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: Boston: John P. Jewett, 1852, 1852. First Edition; first printing. Two volumes; publisher's cloth. Spine ends strengthened; bookplates removed from front pastedowns; minor staining and foxing; tiny corner clipping on the first leaves of the first volume; a very good set in a custom slipcase with chemises (bookplates on each). Some 3000 copies of the 5000 in the first printing sold on the first day; subsequent printings in the first year totaled 300,000 copies, a stupendous number for its day. Laid into this copy is a quotation from the text in the authorÕs hand, signed and dated in 1891. She has identified this as from ÒUncle TomÕs Cabin. pg. 197 [volume II].Ó This leaf is a little browned and was removed from backing by a conservator, whose detailed report is included. Certainly 19th century America's most influential work of fiction; Lincoln referred to it as "the book that made this big war.". Nº de ref. de la librería 29225

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Uncle Tom's Cabin: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Editorial: John P. Jewett & Company (1852)

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Cantidad: 1

Remitente: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (Laguna Hills, CA, Estados Unidos de America)

Valoración librería: Valoración 5 estrellas

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Descripción: John P. Jewett & Company, 1852. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing with no other printings designated on the title page of either volume. Both books of this 2 volume set are the TRUE FIRST EDITIONS, FIRST Printings bound with the copyright page statement "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851 by Harriet Beecher Stowe" and "Stereotyped by Hobart & Robbins" on the bottom of that page. An exceptional set in the original binding. The boards are crisp with light wear to the spine ends. The pages are exceptionally clean, with no writing, marks of bookplates in the book. Overall, an outstanding copy housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation and presentation. We buy Stowe First Editions. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE-4821573251

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STOWE, Harriet Beecher.

Editorial: Boston: John P. Jewett & Co., 1852 (1852)

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Cantidad: 1

Remitente: Peter Harrington. ABA member (London, Reino Unido)

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Descripción: Boston: John P. Jewett & Co., 1852, 1852. 2 volumes, octavo. Original purple vertical-fine-ribbed cloth, spines lettered in gilt, front cover vignette stamped in gilt, other decoration stamped in blind, cream endpapers. Spines faded as usual (the purple dye fugitive in light), a couple of minor chips at spine ends, a few marks to boards and occasionally internally, but an excellent unrestored copy in original condition. Title vignettes and 6 wood-engraved plates. Early pencilled ownership inscriptions of Mrs Ruth D Wilson to front blanks. First edition of probably the most socially influential American book ever published. "Even before the publication of the serial [in the abolitionist newspaper The National Era] the Boston publisher John P. Jewett had expressed an interest in publishing [it] in book form. The two volumes, issued both in brown cloth and paper wrappers, appeared on 20 March 1852, two instalments before the conclusion of the serial in The National Era. The first printing of five thousand copies was exhausted in a few days and a second printing of the same size, indicated by 'ten thousand' on the title-page, was completely disposed of by the end of March. The sale of the book was indeed phenomenal 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). Printing and the Mind of Man 332; Grolier American 100, 61. Nº de ref. de la librería 52277

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Uncle Tom's Cabin (2 volume set): Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Editorial: John P. Jewett & Company, Boston (1852)

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Remitente: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (Laguna Hills, CA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: John P. Jewett & Company, Boston, 1852. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Near Fine. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Fine. 1st Edition. First Editions, First Printings with NO mention of printings on the title pages and bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's brown cloth. Both books are in great shape. This TRUE FIRST EDITION, bound in two volumes has minor wear to the spine and panels. The pages are clean, with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A sharp copy that includes acetate dustjackets to protect the books. We buy Stowe First Editions. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE-11253435382

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Uncle Tom's Cabin: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Editorial: John P. Jewett & Company (1852)

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Cantidad: 1

Remitente: Burnside Rare Books (Portland, OR, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: John P. Jewett & Company, 1852. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Two volumes. First edition, first printing; Hobart and Robbins listed on both copyright pages, title pages lack printing statement as called for. Original brown cloth binding stamped in blind; vignette on front and titles on spine in gilt. Very Good or better overall, with the second volume Near Fine. Light lean to both volumes; light rubbing to corners; darkening to endpapers. Volume one shows a quarter-inch loss to cloth at foot of spine; small ding to rear joint; dampstain to front end paper. An unusually fresh and unsophisticated set. BAL 19343. Nº de ref. de la librería 151028006

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Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Editorial: John P. Jewett, Boston (1852)

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Cantidad: 1

Remitente: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA (New York, NY, Estados Unidos de America)

Valoración librería: Valoración 4 estrellas

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Descripción: John P. Jewett, Boston, 1852. First edition (with Hobart & Robbins on the copyright pages). Illustrated vignette on title pages and 6 plates by Hammatt Billings. [iii]-x, [13]-312; iv, [5]-322 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Uncle Tom in the Original Cloth, Early Ownership. A sharp copy in original publisher's cloth of the first edition of one of the most important works of American literature. With contemporary ownership inscriptions on the front pastedowns dated only 6 days after the book's publication, "Lucy Curtis / Newton, March 26, 1852" (BAL notes that Uncle Tom's Cabin was advertised for March 20)."In the emotion-charged atmosphere of mid-ninteenth-century America Uncle Tom's Cabin exploded like a bombshell. To those engaged in fighting slavery it appeared as an indictment of all the evils inherent in the system they opposed; to the pro-slavery forces it was a slanderous attack on 'the Southern way of life.' Whatever its weakness as a literary work -- structural looseness and excess of sentiment among them - the social impact of Uncle Tom's Cabin on the United States was greater than of any book before or since" (PMM). BAL 19343; Wright 2401; PMM 332; Grolier American 100, 61; Sabin 92457. Provenance: Lucy Curtis (her inscriptions on pastedowns, "Lucy Curtis / Newton, March 26, 1852") Publisher's brown cloth (BAL binding B) front covers gilt-stamped with vignette, spine lettering gilt. Wear to spine ends and corners, wear to rear joint of vol. II, some intermittent foxing and spotting throughout, still a very attractive set, in custom brown cloth chemises and a morocco-backed slipcase Illustrated vignette on title pages and 6 plates by Hammatt Billings. [iii]-x, [13]-312; iv, [5]-322 pp. 1 vols. 8vo First edition (with Hobart & Robbins on the copyright pages). Nº de ref. de la librería 259578

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Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Editorial: John P. Jewett & Company, Boston (1852)

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Cantidad: 1

Remitente: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (Laguna Hills, CA, Estados Unidos de America)

Valoración librería: Valoración 5 estrellas

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Descripción: John P. Jewett & Company, Boston, 1852. Soft cover. Estado de conservación: Fine. 1st Edition. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION in the ORIGINAL WEEKLY PARTS. A beautiful set. As Cohn notes, because the wrappers were printed on paper of poor quality, copies in good condition are difficult to find. The only parts issue of the novel; "one of the scarcest forms of the story," and "excessively rare. This complete set is bound in the ORIGINAL wrappers from the publisher's with some expert repairs. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful set of these scarce parts in collector's condition. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE-14441442724

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STOWE, Harriet Beecher.

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Cantidad: 1

Remitente: G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: 0. STOWE, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom's Cabin. Original printed wrappers in custom drop-front box. London: John Cassell, 1852. 13 original parts. First English edition with illustrations by George Cruikshank. Cohn 777. BAL 19518. Grolier 100, 61. Aside from normal slight soiling, a very attractive, much better than average copy. Nº de ref. de la librería 60384

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Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Editorial: P. Jewett and Company, Boston (1852)

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Cantidad: 1

Remitente: Second Story Books, ABAA (Rockville, MD, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: P. Jewett and Company, Boston, 1852. First Edition. 2 Octavos; VG-; No jackets as issued; Brown cloth boards and spines with gilt lettering and illustration; Some bumping to the corners, light fraying at the corners; Some minor chipping at the spine edges; Text block toned; Binding secure, spine slightly cocked; Foxing and light spotting, mostly on outer edges and end papers; First printing, with no other printings listed on the copyright page. First issue points: "spilt" (rather than "spiled") in Volume I, 42, line 1; "cathecism" (rather than "catechism") in Volume II, 74, line 5. Shelve in case 2. Dupont. Nº de ref. de la librería 9-3-1262332

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STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER.

Editorial: Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1879 (1879)

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Remitente: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A. (Boston, MA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1879, 1879. First Edition, thus; with a 31 page new introduction by Stowe. Publisher's cloth; first issue ("Holiday Edition") with red borders around the text; 3016 copies printed; some minor foxing; cloth fraying; very good. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the second blank, "Very truly yours, H.B. Stowe/ Bay View House/ August 23, 1879.". Nº de ref. de la librería 19415

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Uncle Tom's Cabin: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Editorial: John P. Jewett (1852)

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Remitente: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (Laguna Hills, CA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: John P. Jewett, 1852. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION, First Issue with no other printings printed on the title page of either volume. A wonderful set SIGNED by Harriet Beecher Stowe on a laid in card. Both books have been professionally restored preserving the ORIGINAL cloth for preservation. The bindings are tight, with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean in both books with some discoloration and minor wear. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the books. A lovely set SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Harriet Beecher Stowe First Editions. Signed by Author(s). Nº de ref. de la librería ABE-13395968784

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STOWE, Harriet Beecher

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Remitente: G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: 0. STOWE, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly. Later 3/4-morocco and cloth, gilt-decorated spine with raised bands. Boston: John P. Jewett & Company, 1852. 2 Vols. First edition, first issue. BAL 19343. Grolier American 100, #61. Printing and the Mind of Man 332. Highspots of American Literature, p. 70. Illustrated with 3 woodcut plates in each volume. This seminal anti-slavery literary work exhausted its first printing in less than 2 weeks. Light scattered foxing, else a near fine set in a handsome binding. Nº de ref. de la librería 53951

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Uncle Tom's Cabin (2 Volume Set): Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Editorial: John P. Jewett & Company (1852)

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Cantidad: 1

Remitente: Bookbid (Beverly Hills, CA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: John P. Jewett & Company, 1852. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. 1st Edition. A sharp copy in original publisher's cloth of the first edition, first issue, of one of the most important works of American literature. With slip SIGNED by the author laid in. "In the emotion-charged atmosphere of mid-ninteenth-century America Uncle Tom's Cabin exploded like a bombshell. To those engaged in fighting slavery it appeared as an indictment of all the evils inherent in the system they opposed; to the pro-slavery forces it was a slanderous attack on 'the Southern way of life.' Whatever its weakness as a literary work -- structural looseness and excess of sentiment among them - the social impact of Uncle Tom's Cabin on the United States was greater than of any book before or since" (PMM) First edition (with Hobart & Robbins on the copyright pages). 8vo. Illustrated vignette on title pages and 6 plates by Hammatt Billings. [iii]-x, [13]-312; iv, [5]-322 pp. Publisher's brown cloth (BAL binding B) front covers gilt-stamped with vignette, spine lettering gilt. Some wear to covers, some intermittent foxing and spotting throughout, still a very attractive set, in custom brown cloth slipcase. BAL 19343; Wright 2401; PMM 332; Grolier American 100, 61; Sabin 92457. This seminal anti-slavery literary work exhausted its first printing in less than 2 weeks. Signed by Author(s). Nº de ref. de la librería 1406412

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Uncle Tom's Cabin: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Editorial: Jewett (1852)

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Cantidad: 1

Remitente: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (Laguna Hills, CA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: Jewett, 1852. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing with no other printings designated on the title page of either volume. Later editions will indicate Tenth Thousand, Twenty-Fifth Thousand, One hundred & fifth thousandth, etc. on the title page. This two volume set is still in the ORIGINAL cloth with professional restoration to the spine and panels. The bindings are tight, with NO cocking or tears to the cloth. The endpapers in volume 1 have discolorization and a few pages in Volume 2 has some stains. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in either volume. Overall, a wonderful set, and the TRUE FIRST EDITIONS, FIRST PRINTINGS of both books housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. We buy Harriet Beecher Stowe First Editions. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE-9423795038

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Stowe, Harriet Beecher.

Editorial: John P. Jewett & Company (1852)

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Cantidad: 1

Remitente: Riverside Books and Prints (Cold Spring, NY, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: John P. Jewett & Company, 1852. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Fine. 1st Edition. Boston: John P. Jewett & Company, 1852. First edition, first issue with Hobart & Robbins imprint on copyright page. Two volumes. Six inserted black & white engravings. 1852. Elegantly rebound circa 1900 in full crushed deep maroon morocco with green morocco doublures, spine with raised bands in six compartments. Spine compartments stamped with full four corner and central device design as well as rules to raised bands and boards with two sets of plain triple rule rectangles with elaborate corner devices and an outer decorative triple rule. Doublure gilt stamped with four plain and two decorative rectangles. Original brown cloth, gilt and blind stamped covers bound in at the rear of each volume. The faintest and very occasional foxing, very minor rubbing to joints, overall fine and very handsome. 312 pp., 322 pp. Blanck: Bibliography of American Literature, 19343. Grolier American 100, 61; Printing and the Mind of Man 332: "In the emotion-charged atmosphere of mid-nineteenth century America Uncle Tom's Cabin exploded like a bombshell. To those engaged in fighting slavery it appeared as an indictment of all the evils inherent in the system they opposed; to the pro-slavery forces it was a slanderous attack on 'the Southern way of life.' The social impact of [the novel] on the United States was greater than that of any book before or since." When Abraham Lincoln met its author at the White House in 1862, he is said to have exclaimed, "So this is the little lady who made this big war?" This first printing of five thousand copies was exhausted in a few days, and the book eventually sold more copies in the 19th century than another book except the Bible. Perhaps the most influential work of American literature and a cornerstone of 19th century literature. The initial printing sold out immediately upon publication and the book went through continual reissue for years after its introduction. Nicely illustrated editions bound and decorated as with this copy have become increasingly difficult to find. For Harriet Beecher Stowe, the battle against slavery was a God-ordained crusade to cleanse the United States of an evil affront to humanity. In the emotion charged atmosphere of mid-19th century America this novel exploded like an atomic bomb. For those opposed to slavery it was a testament to all that was wrong in an evil system. To the pro-slavery forces it was considered a slanderous attack on an established way of life. In either case, the impact of UNCLE TOM¿S CABIN on the society of the United States of America was probably greater than any book published before or since. PMM Stowe presented her story in the style of popular works of the era [melodramatically]--and with religious undertones, but the themes of the novel--the breaking up of families, violence, the naive idea of a return to Africa, and the question of slaves agency in this oppression--are historically significant. Stowe had not only witnessed incidents like the ones described in her novel, but had long been concerned about slavery, having read the autobiographies of Frederick Douglass and Louis Clark, as well as the abolitionist tracts of L.M. Child and Theodore Weld, and in 1850, when the Fugitive Slave Act was passed, she began writing Uncle Tom¿s Cabin. [The Fem GT Lit in Eng] The Fugitive Slave Act, in combination with her book, were arguably the catalysts for the Civil War, as even Lincoln implied upon meeting Stowe. The initial printing sold out immediately, of the roughly 5000 copies of the first issue printed, 3000 are believed to have sold on the very first day. Nº de ref. de la librería 000273

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Uncle Tom's Cabin: or, Life Among The: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Editorial: John P. Jewett & Company,, Boston: (1852)

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Cantidad: 1

Remitente: Town's End Books, ABAA (Deep River, CT, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: John P. Jewett & Company,, Boston:, 1852. Hardcover. First Edition , First Printing.. First Printing Both small octavo volumes of this two volume set are in very good+ condition which have been rebacked with new end sheets preserving the original light brown cloth covered boards and back strips with the blind embossing around the edges of each board with a gilt embossing in the center of each front board with gilt text and blind embossing on the spines. A previous owner has written "First Edition" in ink on the first free end page of volume I. A possible second previous owner has written her name in pencil on the second free end page over a section of a book seller's catalog showing a price of $25.00 for two volumes of the first edition of this title. Both volumes are from the first printing with Hobart & Robbins shown on the copyright pages. The first printing of this landmark book occurred on March 20, 1852. It was sold out in a matter of days. Per BAL by April 1, 1852 a second printing of ten thousand copies had been produced which was followed by a third printing of fifty thousand copies which sold out in only 8 weeks by mid-May of 1852. An extremely handsome, matched set of one of the most important books of the 19th century. Both volumes are illustrated with a frontispiece and three, wood engraved plates in each volume by Hammatt Billings. (BAL 19343; Printing and The Mind of Man, 332). Nº de ref. de la librería TB27489

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Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Editorial: John P. Jewett & Co., Boston (1852)

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Cantidad: 1

Remitente: A Turn of the Page Books (Fishers, IN, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: John P. Jewett & Co., Boston, 1852. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Full leather binding with decorated end papers. Five spine panels, three gilt spine decoration on each volume; Uncle Tom's Cabin Vol I and II blind stamped in gilt on spine. Gilt lined front and rear panel. EGB (Extra Gilt Binding). Variant "C" according to BAL Complete in two volumes. 312,4 + 322,[12],2 pp. (collated and complete), illus. w/ title-page vignettes and 3 plates per volume. Occasional foxing but overall remarkably clean throughout. Previous owner's book plate on the front free end paper of each volume. Each volume states Ten Thousandth. According to BAL, volumes stamped in such a way are likely the second printing, not as is sometimes supposed, the third printing. "In the emotion-charged atmosphere of mid-nineteenth century America Uncle Tom's Cabin exploded like a bombshell. To those engaged in fighting slavery it appeared as an indictment of all the evils inherent in the system they opposed; to the pro-slavery forces it was a slanderous attack on 'the Southern way of life.' The social impact of [the novel] on the United States was greater than that of any book before or since." When Abraham Lincoln met its author at the White House in 1862, he is said to have exclaimed, "So this is the little lady who made this big war?" This first printing of five thousand copies was exhausted in a few days, and the book eventually sold more copies in the 19th century than another book except the Bible. Perhaps the most influential work of American literature and a cornerstone of 19th century literature. The initial printing sold out immediately upon publication and the book went through continual reissue for years after its introduction. Nicely illustrated editions bound and decorated as with this copy have become increasingly difficult to find. For Harriet Beecher Stowe, the battle against slavery was a God-ordained crusade to cleanse the United States of an evil affront to humanity. In the emotion charged atmosphere of mid-19th century America this novel exploded like an atomic bomb. For those opposed to slavery it was a testament to all that was wrong in an evil system. To the pro-slavery forces it was considered a slanderous attack on an established way of life. In either case, the impact of UNCLE TOM¿S CABIN on the society of the United States of America was probably greater than any book published before or since. PMM Stowe presented her story in the style of popular works of the era [melodramatically]--and with religious undertones, but the themes of the novel--the breaking up of families, violence, the naive idea of a return to Africa, and the question of slaves agency in this oppression--are historically significant. Stowe had not only witnessed incidents like the ones described in her novel, but had long been concerned about slavery, having read the autobiographies of Frederick Douglass and Louis Clark, as well as the abolitionist tracts of L.M. Child and Theodore Weld, and in 1850, when the Fugitive Slave Act was passed, she began writing Uncle Tom¿s Cabin. [The Fem GT Lit in Eng] The Fugitive Slave Act, in combination with her book, were arguably the catalysts for the Civil War, as even Lincoln implied upon meeting Stowe. All in all, a beautiful set of this classic of American literature. Photos available upon request. Nº de ref. de la librería 008147

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Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Editorial: Boston: John P. Jewett & Company (1852)

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Descripción: Boston: John P. Jewett & Company, 1852. Hard Cover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. 1st Edition. Two volumes. First edition, first printing, with the publisher's B cloth (front panel and spines only) bound in. One of 5,000 copies. Finely bound in three-quarter brown morocco, with five raised bands to the spines, spines decorated and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Very good or better, with fresh bindings, former owner's bookplates to the front pastedowns; Vol. I with some light wear to the front free endpaper from a previously tipped in letter of provenance, discreet repairs to the title page, some spotting and scattered soiling to the pages; Vol. II with only a hint of scattered spotting to the otherwise bright pages. Housed in a custom slipcase. BAL 19343. Originally published serially from June 5, 1851-April 1, 1852 in the American abolitionist periodical The National Era, Uncle Tom's Cabin is an anti-slavery novel about the human cost of slavery in the American South. Inspired by the increased stringency of the Fugitive Slave Law after the Compromise of 1850, the novel features two African-American slaves trying to preserve their families in spite of their abusive oppression. Tom, the title character, is a religious man and chooses to work within the slavery system to ensure his family's protection. Alternately, the other main character, Eliza Harris, chooses to flee slavery and escape to freedom in Canada. Throughout the text, Stowe preaches her own Christian beliefs as a means to abolishing slavery, encouraging compassion, mercy, and forgiveness as solutions. Published in book form on March 20, 1852, Uncle Tom's Cabin was an instant bestseller, with 300,000 copies sold in the United States and 1.5 million copies sold in Great Britain within the first year. Nº de ref. de la librería HBS006

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Stowe, Harriet Beecher

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Remitente: Mac Donnell Rare Books ( ABAA, ILAB) (Austin, TX, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: Stowe, Harriet Beecher. UNCLE TOM'S CABIN.Boston: John P. Jewett, 1852. 2 vols. bound inone. First edition, first printing. Contemporarythree-quarter black morocco-grained sheep, raisedbands, gilt. A very good solid copy of a bookusually found in later printings or in modernbindings. Some modest rubbing, neat mend tohinges, and scattered foxing. Originally issued inthree publisher's bindings (wrappers at $1; cloth,gilt at $1.50; and cloth, fully gilt at. Nº de ref. de la librería 20938

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Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Editorial: John P. Jewett (1852)

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Remitente: THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY / A.B.A.A / 1979 (ROCHESTER, MI, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: John P. Jewett, 1852. First Edition. UNCLE TOM'S CABIN, John P. Jewett, 1852, first edition, 2 volumes, a bit of wear to a small section of the front covers (where it appears that some less than intelligent creature at one time had placed price stickers), else a vg+ copy, bound in 3/4 brown (burnt umber) leather and marbled boards with raised spines, 6 compartments and marbled end-papers. A very handsome copy of this landmark title. Nº de ref. de la librería 11450

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Uncle Tom's Cabin in Two Volumes SIGNED: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Editorial: Houghton Mifflin Company, New York (1896)

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Remitente: Ernestoic Books and Bindery (Clarence, NY, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, 1896. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Limited Edition. "Uncle Tom's Cabin or Life Among the Lowly" by Harriet Beecher Stowe in two volumes. Signed limited edition. Volumes I and II from "The Writings of Harriet Beecher Stowe" 16 volume collection, published by Houghton Mifflin, 1896. Large paper edition signed by the author "Harriet Beecher Stowe, January 7th, 1896" on the front fly-leaf of Volume I. With the explanatory note above the signature stating: "The author's autograph, written specially for this edition a few months before her death." This set is stated number 201 of 250 copies. Two octavo volumes [6" x 9"], 339 and 476 pages, respectively. With black-and-white introductory plates which retain their original tissueguards. The volumes are in very good plus to near fine condition. The boards are very well preserved with minor soiling. Light sunning to the spine with wear to the paper labels and top edge of the spines. The textblocks are impeccably bright and clean with tight bindings. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books.Inventory #(E3-35). Signed by Author(s). Nº de ref. de la librería 001359

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STOWE, Harriet Beecher.

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Remitente: G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: 1852. STOWE, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom's Cabin. Original blindstamped cloth, spine gilt, A.e.g. Housed in custom red morocco-backed cloth slipcase with inner cloth chemise. London: John Cassell, 1852. BAL 19519. First English edition. Autograph note from the author tipped onto front pastedown, "Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord. They rest from their labors. Your sincere unknown friend, H.B. Stowe." Tipped onto the front endpaper is a 2pp. autograph letter from George Cruikshank, the illustrator of this edition. Rebacked, original spine laid down, else a very good or better copy. Nº de ref. de la librería 71899

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UNCLE TOM'S CABIN; OR, LIFE AMONG THE: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Editorial: John P. Jewett & Company. Cleveland, Ohio: Jewett, Proctor & Worthington, Boston (1852)

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Remitente: First Folio A.B.A.A. (Paris, TN, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: John P. Jewett & Company. Cleveland, Ohio: Jewett, Proctor & Worthington, Boston, 1852. First edition, first state - all points. Binding C, extra gilt, no priority. Two volumes. x, [13]-312p; iv, [5]-322p. Title page vignettes and six wood-engraved plates. Bound in original blue cloth, a.e.g., the spines densely gilt, the covers with central gilt vignette and with decorative gilt frames. BAL19343; PMM 332; Grolier American 100 No. 61. Professionally recased retaining original covers and endpapers with nearly no loss. Covers lightly shellacked to preserve the cloth. A few pages of text browned from laid in material First edition, first state - all points. Binding C, extra gilt, no priority. Nº de ref. de la librería 20014

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STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER

Editorial: JOHN P. JEWETT & CO. (1852)

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Remitente: M A Books (Grenada, MS, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: JOHN P. JEWETT & CO., 1852. Estado de conservación: Good. GOOD, 2 VOLUMES, ORGINAL CLOTH, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, VIGETTE ENGRAVING ON TITLE PAGE OF EACH VOLUME, THREE FULL PAGE STEELE ENGRAVINGS PER VOLUME, HOBART & ROBBINS ON COPYRITE PAGE, NO OTHER PRINTINGS MENTIONED. Book. Nº de ref. de la librería 86836002

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STOWE, Harriet Beecher.

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Descripción: Boston: John P. Jewett, 1852. 8vo. Fine copy beautifully bound by Riviere & Son in full dark blue crushed oasis, spines with 5 raised bands. T.e.g. other edges uncut. Inside dentelles. Housed in slip-case. The original publisher's binding bound-in at end of each volume. With 6 engraved plates, and title-page vignettes. 1st Edition, First Printing (BAL's binding B) of Stowe's passionate anti-slavery novel. Rare. The bookplate of Louis E. Goodman inside front cover of each volume. Nº de ref. de la librería 233777

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STOWE, Harriet Beecher.

Editorial: Boston: John P. Jewett & Co. 1852 (1852)

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Descripción: Boston: John P. Jewett & Co. 1852, 1852. FIRST EDITION. 2 vols. Engr. titles; occasional browning and staining; ends of lines affected by adhesion on final page vol. II. Contemp. half dark blue roan, spines with thin gilt bands and thick raised bands; rubbed. Contemp. gift inscriptions on leading f.e.ps. First published in 41 weekly instalment, 1851-52, in The National Era, an abolitionist newspaper published in Washington D.C. Without the benefit of an international copyright law, the work was very quickly pirated in the UK. The first British book editions appeared in May 1852, the work being offered to the public by a multitude of eager publishers. Nº de ref. de la librería 58297

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Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Editorial: John P. Jewett Company. Jewett, Proctor & Worthington, Boston.Cleveland (1852)

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Remitente: The Book Store at Depot Square (englewood, NJ, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: John P. Jewett Company. Jewett, Proctor & Worthington, Boston.Cleveland, 1852. 3/4 Leather Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. First Edition. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Vol 1 (III) X, (13)- 312; 3 plates inserted. Vol 2: (I) - (IV), (5) - 322, 3 plates inserted. VOL. I: ALL POINTS OF FIRST PRINTING; VOL.2 10 POINTS CORRECT, 1 POINT AMBIGUOUS. 3/4 Dark Blue Morocco, Red & Gilt labels. Gilt Designs in comparments. Some leather edges rubbed, VERY GOOD. Pages stained throughout. wITH AUTOGRAPH OF HARRIET BEECHER STOWE ON CARD.BAL 19343 Sabin 92457. PMM 332. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author. Nº de ref. de la librería 20013

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Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Editorial: John P. Jewett & Co, Boston (1852)

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Remitente: Crabtree's Collection Old Books (Sebago, ME, Estados Unidos de America)

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Descripción: John P. Jewett & Co, Boston, 1852. Estado de conservación: G. Engravings (3 plates) Ilustrador. 1st ed. Gift binding, gilt decorated brown cloth embossed binding, gilt lettering on spine, rubbed, spotting, heavy edge wear,some brown spotting on pages. Book has slant. Hobart & Robbins slug on copyright page, engraving on title page. Nº de ref. de la librería 022966

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Beecher Stowe, Harriet

Editorial: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (2014)

ISBN 10: 149959657X ISBN 13: 9781499596571

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Descripción: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly, is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852, the novel "helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War", according to Will Kaufman.Stowe, a Connecticut-born teacher at the Hartford Female Seminary and an active abolitionist, featured the character of Uncle Tom, a long-suffering black slave around whom the stories of other characters revolve. The sentimental novel depicts the reality of slavery while also asserting that Christian love can overcome something as destructive as enslavement of fellow human beings.Uncle Tom's Cabin was the best-selling novel of the 19th century and the second best-selling book of that century, following the Bible. It is credited with helping fuel the abolitionist cause in the 1850s. In the first year after it was published, 300,000 copies of the book were sold in the United States; one million copies were sold in Great Britain. In 1855, three years after it was published, it was called "the most popular novel of our day." The impact attributed to the book is great, reinforced by a story that when Abraham Lincoln met Stowe at the start of the Civil War, Lincoln declared, "So this is the little lady who started this great war."The quote is apocryphal; it did not appear in print until 1896, and it has been argued that "The long-term durability of Lincoln's greeting as an anecdote in literary studies and Stowe scholarship can perhaps be explained in part by the desire among many contemporary intellectuals . to affirm the role of literature as an agent of social change."The book and the plays it inspired helped popularize a number of stereotypes about black people. These include the affectionate, dark-skinned "mammy"; the "pickaninny" stereotype of black children; and the "Uncle Tom", or dutiful, long-suffering servant faithful to his white master or mistress. In recent years, the negative associations with Uncle Tom's Cabin have, to an extent, overshadowed the historical impact of the book as a "vital antislavery tool.". Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_149959657X

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