UNCLE TOM'S CABIN; OR, LIFE AMONG THE LOWLY. Harriet Beecher STOWE.

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN; OR, LIFE AMONG THE LOWLY

Boston & New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1895. New Edition. Hardcover. Reprint of the New Edition, first issued in 1879 with a new introduction by Stowe. Bound in 3/4 green morocco leather and marbled boards with matching endpapers; gilt rules and a gilt monogram of Charles Edward Ballard, hotelier and circus owner, on the upper panel of the front cover; gilt-decorated and lettered spine with five raised bands; top edge gilt; xlii, 500 pages. Illustrated with 8 plates. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on an inserted leaf with a quote from the work in the author's hand: "Not one throb of anguish,/Not one tear of the oppressed/Is forgotten by the Man of Sorrows/The Lord of Glory. In his/patient generous bosom he bears/the anguish of the World./Uncle Tom's Cabin/Chap 12 pg 146/Harriet Beecher Stowe/Septr 6th 1895." Exceptionally rare to find a quote in Stowe's hand from the book, let alone such a fine example. Text toned otherwise about Fine. Item #020745

Price: $12,500.00