The Life and Adventures of Jonathan Jefferson Whitlaw; or Scenes on the Mississippi.

London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street [Colophon:] London: Printed by Samuel Bentley, Dorset Street, Fleet Street, 1836.

Price: $1,250.00


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Hervieu, Auguste. First edition. With 15 Engravings by Auguste Hervieu. [4],327, [1]; [2], 331, [1]; [2], 348 pp. With half titles to vols. 2 & 3. 3 vols. 8vo. Bound in original drab gray boards, with printed paper labels (Vol. II with small loss), Vol I. has 1 inch loss at bottom of spine, Vol III has 1 inch loss at top of spine. Sadleir 3226; Sabin 97032.

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Compared by many critics compare Trollope's anti-slavery novel favorably to Beecher's Uncle Tom's Cabin, which it precedes by almost 15 years. Probably her rarest novela and very scarce in boards, uncut.