Dred; A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp…

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, [1], [6, ads]; 370 pp. Item #11997

Stowe’s second anti-slavery novel, after Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

BAL 19389.

Price: $375.00

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