1860 · New York
A historical novel set in 18th-century Rhode Island by the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. First published in 1859, this work's themes include slavery in the North and a critique of Calvinism.
Provenance: The Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion (properly released).
Wright, II, 2393 (for the 1859 ed.). Publisher's hunter green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, covers double ruled in blind around simple oval design; gently rubbed, mildly discolored, text ever so slightly cocked. Occasional spotting; light pencilling on endpapers and a few leaves, very short marginal tear on title-page, one leaf with short interior tear and loss of one number. Call number label on spine, bookplate on front pastedown, rubber-stamps on title-page, call number and inventory stamp on title-page verso, circulation material remnants and booklabel at back. (Inventory #: 36286)