STOWE, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom's Cabin. A Tale among the Lowly … With a Preface by the Right Hon. The Earl of Carlisle. London, George Routledge, 1853.
8vo. Original publisher's cloth, spine lettered in gilt, ornamented in blind; pp. xvi, -480, with lithographic frontispiece and additional pictorial lithographic title; cloth a bit rubbed and faded, text with spotting due to paper stock; a good copy.
Early English edition, rare in the publisher's binding. The Earl of Carlisle corresponded with Harriet Beecher Stowe and contributed to the cause of abolitionism in the US and the education of former slaves.
See PMM 332 ('Uncle Tom's Cabin exploded like a bombshell').