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Uncle Tom's cabin;: Or, Life among the lowly

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Uncle Tom's cabin;: Or, Life among the lowly

by Stowe, Harriet Beecher

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Jewett, Proctor, and Worthington, 1853-01-01. Hardcover. Good. 1853 Jewett first illustrated edition with original designs by Billings, engraved by Baker and Smith in decorated boards. Stowe signed quote tipped into front endpaper dated 1877. Gilt edged. Binding is tender, shows foxing, engraving of Eva at frontis is damaged. Now housed in custom 1/4 leather slipcase with chemise. Please email for photos.

Synopsis

In Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriett Beecher Stowe, the title character Uncle Tom is a long-suffering slave, loyal to both his faith and his master. Presented with an opportunity to escape, he instead chooses to remain in slavery to avoid embarrassing his master. After being sold to a slave trader, Tom suffers brutal treatment and is eventually beaten to death for his refusal to betray his friends — made to represent an ideal of true Christianity. Enormously popular (it was the best-selling novel of the 19th century) and influential, it’s publication in 1852 was instrumental in bringing visibility to the cruel reality of slavery. In more recent years, it has come under considerable criticism for its portrayal of meekness and subservience and the phrase “Uncle Tom” is sometimes used as an epithet for someone seen as overly subservient. 

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On Mar 31 2020, a reader said:
Excellent book to gain empathy and insight into the enslaved pathos, struggle and plight! This book presents well designed ideas to ennoble and elivate the human race as brothers, and sisters of a common God, and Father of us all.

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Bookseller
Griffin Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
85631
Title
Uncle Tom's cabin;: Or, Life among the lowly
Author
Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Jewett, Proctor, and Worthington
Date published
1853-01-01

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