1897 Uncle Tom's Cabin Illustrated Art Memorial Edition Antique Harriet B. Stowe
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1897 Uncle Tom's Cabin Illustrated Art Memorial Edition Antique Harriet B. Stowe:
Up for sale is a 116-year old edition of UNCLE TOMS CABIN, or LIFE AMONG THE LOWLY, by Harriet Beecher Stowe. To Which is Added How Henry Ward Beecher Sold Slaves in Plymouth Church, Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe, The Story of the Book and A Key to the Characters, by Prof. Charles Morris. Published by the Dominion Company in Chicago in 1897. 615 pages. Art Memorial Edition.
Stowe died in 1896, and one of the tributes to her achievements was this Memorial Edition of UNCLE TOMS CABIN, which contained new illustrations, as well as supporting essays. The book also includes the text of the Emancipation Proclamation. The book was illustrated by four different illustrators, with the majority of the illustrations in the first half of the book executed by E. Thatcher, and the majority of the illustrations in the second half executed by C.M. Menkels. A thick work, bound in green cloth with gilt-stamped image of Uncle Tom on front cover, and title on spine. Book complete, although title page and frontispiece are detached, but still with book. Boards toned. Rest of text block firm and clean, with all illustrations present. Good luck!