Copyright date is 1852. Hardcovers in original gilt decorated green cloth bindings, an uncommon and desirable binding for this set, aeg. One of the most important novels of all time. Uncle Tom’s Cabin; Or, Life Among the Lowly, complete in two volumes, early printings (vol. 1 Eightieth thousand, vol. 2 Seventy-fifth thousand), Boston, John P. Jewett. In very good condition, corners bumped, light wear to spine ends, dampstain to top corner of first few pages of volume 2, overall light staining/signs of use to contents, sound bindings. Elaborate 19th century bookplates of the former owner, Mary E. McKelvy, on front pastedown of both vols. Housed in a beautiful slip case.