PINK AND WHITE TYRANNY. A Society Novel

Stowe Mrs. Harriet Beecher

Published by Boston Roberts Brothers 1871, 1871
Hardcover
From Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA (Newburyport, MA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since August 19, 1998

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 104.50 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 10.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

First Edition. Illustrated throughout. 8vo, publisherís original green cloth decorated in blind on both covers and spine and lettered on the spine in gilt. 4 ads, viii, 331, 8 ads. A handsome and well preserved copy, much nicer then one should expect to find. A VERY SCARCE NOVEL BY THE AUTHOR OF UNCLE TOMíS CABIN. This work is hard to find in original condition. As different from "Uncle Tom" as two books could be, Pink and White Tyranny is a comedy of manners on the institution of marriage. Lillie Ellis, a professional belle, has been spoiled, petted, and flattered since the day she was born. When she tricks the adoring and upright John Seymour into marriage, it is unclear who is the victim and who is the victimizer. It is a funny, marvelous tale of an empty-headed, gold digging girl and the unfortunate man she marries. Those familiar with Stowe only from "Uncle Tom's Cabin" will be amazed by her talent as a light humorist. The illustrations from ink drawings are a delightful touch as well. The novel is, of course, vastly overshadowed by the monumental importance of "Uncle Tom", to the point so that first editions in any condition are now extremely hard to come by. Bookseller Inventory # 23237

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: PINK AND WHITE TYRANNY. A Society Novel

Publisher: Boston Roberts Brothers 1871

Publication Date: 1871

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

Store Description

Buddenbrooks has one of the finest selections of fine and rare books in several fields and we invite you to visit us at our new premises in Newburyport, Massachusetts where have an open "brick and mortar" bookshop. We are also available to meet with clients in Boston by appointment only, where we have maintained a presence for over 40 years. We offer a search service for any books, old or new, which you may have been unable to find. Please call for further information, we look forward to hearing from you.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

All books are offered subject to prior sale. If you prefer
you may mail us a check drawn on a U.S. bank or subsidiary paying
branch in the U.S. Massachusetts residents only, please include 5%
sales tax. All books are returnable within 10 days, we ask that you notify
us via fax, phone or email in advance. Buddenbrooks, Inc. is located at 21 Pleasant Street, On the
Courtyard, in Newburyport, MA 01950 USA. All correspondences should be sent to this address to the
attention of Martin Weinkle or Step...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash Bank/Wire Transfer