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Creator:
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896.
Title(s):

Uncle Tom's cabin / by Harriet Beecher Stowe ; with 27 illustrations on wood by George Cruikshank, esq.

Published/Created:
London : John Cassell, 1852.
Physical Description:
xxiii, 391, [1] p., [27] leaves of plates : ill., port. ; 21 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PS2954 .U5 1852
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Gloria Scheuer
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Cruikshank's designs engraved on wood by Dalziel, W.T. Green, Mason Jackson, William Measom, Thomas Williams, and G.W. Willis.
"Notice of Mrs. Stowe and her family" (p. [xv]-xxii) largely based upon an article from Fraser's magazine, 1852, v. 46, p. 518-525 ("Some account of Mrs. Beecher Stowe and her family, by an Alabama ma")
Originally issued in 13 parts in paper wrappers.
With a wood-engraved frontispiece portrait of the author.
Cohn, A.M. George Cruikshank, 777
Publisher's advertisement: [1] p. at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in later boards.
Subject Terms:
African Americans -- Fiction.
Cassell, John -- Publisher.
Plantation life -- Fiction.
Scheuer, Gloria -- Provenance.
Slavery -- Fiction.
Southern States -- Fiction.
Uncle Tom (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Didactic fiction.
Wood engravings -- 1852.
Contributors:
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, ill.
Dalziel Brothers, engraver.
Green, W. T., active 1837-1872, engraver.
Jackson, Mason, 1819-1903, engraver.
Measom, William, engraver.
Williams, Thomas, approximately 1800-, engraver.
Willis, G. W., engraver.
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  • Preface to the American edition
  • Contents
  • List of the illustrations
  • Introduction
  • Mrs. Stowe and her family
  • Opinions of the press
  • Results
  • Uncle Tom's cabin.

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