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Uncle Tom's cabin

Collection Data

Cruikshank, George (1792-1878) (Artist)
Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1852
Place: London
Publisher: John Cassell
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEM C955su (Stowe, H. E. B. Uncle Tom's cabin)
African Americans -- Southern States
Slaves -- Southern States
Slavery -- Southern States
Content: Arents copy accompanied by: Holograph note (2 p.), signed Hartford, June 30, 1891, beginning "Has there ever been a child like Eva? Yes."
Content: Arents copy: Parts issue; partly unopened.
Content: Called "the first English edition" by Hildreth, but cf. BAL 19518.
Content: Copy in MEM: Duyckinck Collection.
Content: Illustrations: 28 prints : wood engraving ; full-page. By T. Williams, Wm. Measom, M. Jackson and others, after Cruikshank. -- Vignette on t.p. (detail of a full-page ill.)
Content: 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.
Content: Originally issued in 13 weekly pts., beginning Oct. 23, 1852. Title page and other prelims. in pt. 13.
Content: Parts issue: Each pt. (no.) in buff paper covers. Publisher's and general advertisements on p. [2-4] of covers.
Content: Publisher's advertisements: p. [392]
Content: Spencer Coll. copy: Parts issue. A sheet of sketches preliminary to the plate facing p. 22, with the artist's autograph, is laid in no. 8.
Ownership: ARNBIP103
Statement of responsibility: by Harriet Beecher Stowe ; with twenty-seven illustrations on wood by George Cruikshank, Esq.
Physical Description
Extent: Xxiii, [1], 391, [1] p., [28] leaves of plates : ill., port. ; 20 cm.
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14005110
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9d462aa0-c607-012f-d0e9-58d385a7bc34
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