Leningrad: State text-book Publishing House, 1954. Item #157
Second edition. 142,  pp.: ill. 20x13 cm. In original illustrated wrappers. Tears of the spine, loss of the small fragment of the top left corner of the front cover, Soviet bookshop's stamp on the back cover, owner's signature on the p.1.
Cover by famous Soviet book illustrator Eduard Budogosky (1903-1976). He studied in VKHUTEIN and was taught by Dobuzhinsky, Zamirailo, Mitrokhin, Kruglikova. His wood cuts were used in many children's books during his life.
Original illustrations by B.F. Semyonov.
Title page in Russian and English.
Uncle Tom's Cabin was very popular in Russia. It was first published in 1857 in Russia in periodical. Soon after that in 1858 the novel was printed in famous Russian literary magazine Sovremennik when it was run by Nekrasov and Chernyshevsky. Then its appearance fell onto the eve of serfdom's abolishment.