Agnes of Sorrento

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1862.

Price: $1,250.00

Hardcover. First edition. Publisher's brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind. 412, 16(ads)pp. Attractive engraved bookplate on the front pastedown, spine insignificantly lightened and a very tiny, faint stain on the front board, still a lovely and easily fine copy. A relatively uncommon book, Stowe's idealized "Italian" novel, which exhibited her new found tolerance for Catholicism. Fine copies are exceptionally scarce.

Item #87453

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Item #87453 Agnes of Sorrento. Harriet Beecher STOWE.

Harriet Beecher Stowe
birth name: Harriet Elizabeth Beecher
born: 6/14/1811
died: 7/1/1896
nationality: USA

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American writer and philanthropist best known as the author of the powerful anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore