Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp [Complete in Two Volumes]
first edition Hardcover
1856 · Boston
by Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Co., 1856. First Edition/First State. Hardcover. Good. No DJ, as Issued.. Light to moderate shelf/edge wear, ffep of both volumes missing at gutter, chip at fore-edge of first blank in Vol 1, wear/fraying at head and tail of both volumes with minor loss, tips through, some signatures in Vol 2 loose, tidemarks in both volumes (though mostly in Vol. 1), light sporadic foxing, else tight, bright and unmarred. Black vert. ribbed cloth, gilt lettering and decorative elements, in blind decorative elements, pale yellow endpages. 8vo. 329pp plus 6pp ads; 370pp. Appendix.
Sequal to Uncle Tom's Cabin. All points for first state, first edition appear present (N.B. V. 1 contains the preface by Stowe that is supposed to be present only in the English edition?!). A presentable set of this minor classic. (Inventory #: 5725)