Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1856. First edition, first issue, with the points called for by Blanck: in Volume I on p. 88, the ascender of the “d” in “dictatorial” is almost directly below the vertical stroke in the “r” in the line above; in Volume II, the ninth line up on p. 370 reads “…the Dickinsons are few, and have/”. Binding extremities lightly rubbed, a little light dampstaining at fore-margin of first part of Volume II, old pencil signatures. Overall a very good, tight set. Original black-brown blindstamped cloth with gilt spine. Two volumes, octavo. 329, , [6, ads]; 370 pp. Item #11997
Stowe’s second anti-slavery novel, after Uncle Tom’s Cabin.