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STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER - Lady Byron Vindicated a History of the Byron Controversy, from Its Beginning in 1816 to the Present Time

Title: Lady Byron Vindicated a History of the Byron Controversy, from Its Beginning in 1816 to the Present Time
Description: Boston, Fields, Osgood, 1870. Hardcover. 12mo (7 in, 17.8 cm). [viii], 482 [4] pp. Third or later printing, year of first edition: The famed abolitionist who authored Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) sets out her purpose, "I made it in defence [sic] of a beloved, revered friend, whose memory stood forth in the eyes of the civilized world charged with most repulsive crimes, of which I certainly knew her innocent." Upon publication, Stowe's expose of Lord Byron's character obscures her effort to vindicate Lady Byron who was a woman committed to social causes such as prison reform and the abolition of slavery. BAL 19456. Feminist Companion 1036. Publisher's plum cloth with gilt-stamped spine and blind-stamped sides. Clean and intact interior. Spine ends worn. Tight, square, and clean book. Very good+ .

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Price: US$ 100.00 Seller: Excelsa Scripta Rare Books
- Book number: 864

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