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Uncle Tom's Mansion by  William G [SOCIAL FICTION - TEMPERANCE] BURLEIGH - First Edition - 1931 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and

Uncle Tom's Mansion


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Grand Rapids: W.B. Eerdman's, 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. Prohibition novel, set within a decadent, upper-class Kentucky family. Missed by Hanna, though we note that the author's earlier temperance novel, Matoaka, A Story of the Fight For Americanism, is included by him (HANNA 516). Octavo. Red cloth boards, lettered in blue on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 294pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in the uncommon pictorial dustwrapper, lightly worn at extremities, mildly sunned on spine, still Very Good.

  • Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 16450
  • Title: Uncle Tom's Mansion
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: W.B. Eerdman's
  • Place: Grand Rapids
  • Date published: 1931
  • Bookseller catalogs: Modern Fiction; Drugs & Alcohol; Social Fiction; Temperance;


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