Lamport, Blakeman & Law;, 1854. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7. Very Good. Item #11079
1854 Pre-Civil War edition of this annual gift book. Contains the 1st Printing of the story 'Somebody's Father' by Harriet Beecher Stowe, published just two years after her groundbreaking novel 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'. Black leather with elaborate gilt decor to boards and spine. All edges gilt. Square Tight Binding. Clean interior, save for small gift inscription in contemporary ink to front end paper. Binding with mild rubbing and wear, save for spine ends, with chips to the leather on both ends. Sporadic moderate foxing.