Dred; A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp...

Dred; A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp...
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Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1856. 2 vols., 8vo, 329, (1), (6, ads); 370 pp. Original black-brown blind-stamped cloth with gilt backstrip, binding extremities rubbed, an ex-library copy with markings on backstrip, in the book, at the back etc., a very good working copy. First edition, first issue, with the points called for by Blanck: in vol. 1 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 vol. 2, the ninth line up on p. 370 reads “...the Dickinsons are fewer...” Stowe’s second anti-slavery novel, after Uncle Tom’s Cabin. BAL 19389. (Item Id: 5014)

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