A Key To Uncle Tom's Cabin First Edition 1853
Harriet Beecher Stowe A Key To Uncle Tom’s Cabin Presenting The Original Facts and Documents Upon Which The Story Is Founded’ is for sale. This is the rare first edition in the original binding published by Thomas Bosworth and Clarke, Beeton and Co in London in 1853. The book measures 5 x 7½ inches (approximately).
The binding is complete and in Very Good + condition for a book of this age.
The ‘A Key To Uncle Tom’s Cabin’ has yellow endpapers to the front and back of the book, as issued; the frontispiece is a portrait of Harriet Beecher Stowe; the original tissue guard between the frontispiece and the Title Page is still present; 595 numbered pages; and 4 pages of advertisements to the end of the book.
The pages are in remarkably very clean and overall Very Good + condition for a book of this age; with dust marks confined mainly to the edges of the pages that are noticeable when the book is closed.