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Sale 2471 Lot 8
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Henson, Josiah. Truth is Stranger than Fiction: An Autobiography of . . . Harriet Beecher Stowe's 'Uncle Tom." 16 plates. xxiv, 335 pages. 12mo, original gilt pictorial cloth, minor wear; front inner hinge starting, internally clean; 1881 penciled ownership inscription on front pastedown. Boston, 1879
Estimate $500 - 750
first edition thus, with a new introduction by harriet beecher stowe. This is essentially an extension of Henson's first two narratives (1849 and 1858). The first (1849) was a lengthy pamphlet, the second (1858) was more substantial. This edition brings Henson's life down to 1878. Afro-Americana 4733; Work, page 312.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $813