Easton Press, Norwalk Connecticut 1979, (1979). ILLUSTRATED with Lithographs by Miguel Gocarrubias. Easton Press, 1979 'One Hundred Best Books Ever Written' Collector's Edition. Fully-bound in richly colored, dark green LEATHER, raised bands, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Gilt lettering on spine and covers and all Edges. Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly, is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe Published in 1852, the novel "helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War", according to Will Kaufman (Wiki) Stowe, a Connecticut-born teacher at the Hartford Female Seminary and an active abolitionist, featured the character of Uncle Tom, a long-suffering black slave around whom the stories of other characters revolve The sentimental novel depicts the reality of slavery while also asserting that Christian love can overcome something as destructive as enslavement of fellow human. Near Mint / no dj as issued. Item #biblio611
Easton Press, 1979 'One Hundred Best Books Ever Written' Collector's Edition In near mint condition Fully-bound in richly colored brown leather with raised bands, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints Gilt lettering on spine and covers and all Edges. Gilt Salmon Silk moire endpapers Salmon Silk Ribbon Bookmark An introduction by Raymond Weaver,illustrated by Miguel Gocarrubias.