1853. Item #36606
STOWE, Harriet Beecher. THE KEY TO UNCLE TOM'S CABIN; presenting the original facts and documents upon which the story is founded. Together with corroborative statements verifying the truth of the work. London: Clarke, Beeton, and Co., . The so-called "Complete edition," without index, but containing preface absent from the earlier printing in 1853. 8vo., green cloth (binding A), blind-stamped on sides, lettered on spine in gilt; viii + 504pp. With tipped-in advertisement, a portion of which attests to Stowe's work: "The book is not only true, but unquestionably true." A few spots of soiling or foxing at preliminary pages, otherwise the text is clean. Rear hinge cracked, some soiling at boards and rubbing at edges. Overall, just a good copy. (BAL 19357).