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The Scarlet Letter, a Romance: HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel.

HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel.

Published by Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1850 (1850)

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Item Description: Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1850, 1850. Octavo (182 × 111 mm). Original brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt with compartments blocked in blind, boards panel-stamped with central floral device in blind. House in a custom green cloth solander box with morocco label lettered in gilt. Head and tail of spine frayed with some loss of cloth, light rubbing to boards, surface splitting to inner hinge but holding, offsetting from advertisement page to front pastedown, pages 179-206 a touch proud, very sporadic light spotting. A very good copy overall, with the gilt still very bright and complete with four pages of publisher's advertisements to front of volume. Title page printed in red and black. First edition, first printing, with the misprint "reduplicate" for "repudiate" at p. 21 line 20. Hawthorne's greatest work, a cornerstone of American literature. Bookseller Inventory # 97450

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Complete Writings [Large-Paper Edition] With portraits, illustrations,: HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel

HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel

Published by Boston Houghton, Mifflin and Company (1900)

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Item Description: Boston Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900. Large Paper Edition of "The Complete Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne" In Twenty-Four Volumes HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel. The Complete Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. With portraits, illustrations, and facsimiles. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900. Large-Paper Edition. Limited to 500 numbered copies. Twenty-four octavo volumes. Photogravure frontispieces in two states, vignette titles, and plates from photographs and from drawings by Anna Whelan Betts, Jessie Willcox Smith, Alice Barber Stephens, Howard Pyle, and others. Bound by The Riverside Press in contemporary three-quarter brown levant morocco over brown marbled paper boards. Spines decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. Some rubbing. Near fine. This set is usually found complete in 22 volumes, not 24 volumes such as this one. The extra two volumes are the Bibliography and Biography and are both uniformly bound to match the others. Clark B21. HBS 67705. $3,500. Bookseller Inventory # 67705

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The Scarlet Letter: A Romance.: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Published by Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, Boston (1850)

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Item Description: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, Boston, 1850. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing with four pages of ads dated March 1, 1850. A wonderful sophisticated copy bound in the publisher's ORIGINAL cloth. The binding is tight with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. An attractive copy in collector's condition. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1470088401094

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Published by Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston (1902)

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Item Description: Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston, 1902. First edition thus. Superbly bound by Peter Verburg in full reddish-orange crushed morocco with elaborate flowing gilt Nouveau-style stem and leaf pattern with 70 onlaid hearts, central clover design, similar design on spine, signed in rear dentelle: "P.V. 1905." Illustrations by Walter Crane including many full-page color plates, border, head and tailpieces. AEG. Near fine. Stunning Verburg binding. Bookseller Inventory # 2925

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A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys. With: HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel.

HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel.

Published by Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1852 (1852)

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Item Description: Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1852, 1852. Small octavo. Publisher's gift binding of olive-green vertical-ribbed cloth, covers with decorative borders blocked in blind enclosing central gilt oval, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, cream endpapers, gilt edges. Custom green morocco-backed folding case. Nicks at foot of spine, tips very slightly rubbed, a couple of marginal spots, mild offsetting from the bookplate. These minor flaws notwithstanding, this is a truly exceptional copy. Engraved frontispiece and 6 plates; flyleaf inserted at front and end of volume. Bookplates of Frank Maier and Frank J. Hogan. First edition, first state with "lifed" (for "lifted") at page 21, line 3. BAL 7606; Clark A 18.1.a; Blanck Peter Parley to Penrod p. 6. Bookseller Inventory # 44555

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COMPLETE WRITINGS OF NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE: HAWTHORNE,NATHANEIL

HAWTHORNE,NATHANEIL

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Item Description: HAWTHORNE,NATHANIEL. COMPLETE WRITINGS OF NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE - AUTOGRAPH EDITION. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1900. 22 volumes (complete). Tall 8vo's, blue buckram, spines uniformly faded else uncut and unopened and in fine condition. LIMITED TO 500 NUMBERED COPIES. Illustrated by the best artists of the day specifically for this edition. Each volume is illustrated by a different artist with each illustration in 2 states - in color and in gravure and the frontispiece in each volume is actually SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR! In addition, the limitation page is signed by the publisher and by Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, Nathaniel's daughter who also wrote the introduction for this edition. The impressive list of artists includes many of the Brandywine illustrators: Jessie Willcox Smith, Howard Pyle, Anna Whelan Betts, Ethel Franklin Betts, Stanley Arthurs, Alice Barber Stephens, Frank Schoonover, Sarah Stilwell and Ellen Thompson. Also illustrated by Bertha C. Day, Childe Hassam, E. Boyd Smith, F.C. Yohn, Eric Pape, Jules Guerin, Frederick McCormick, C.S. Chapman, Mary Ayer, Clyde O. Deland and others. Those whose SIGNATURES are included are: Jessie Willcox Smith, Howard Pyle, Anna Whelan Betts, Childe Hassam, Alice Barber Stephens (2), Sarah Stilwell, Arthur Keller, F.C. Yohn, Eric Pape, Jules Guerin, Frederick McCormick, Mary Ayer, E.C. Peixtto, Harry Fenn, Frank T. Merrill, Edmund Garrett, Maud Cowles, Emlen McConnell, Albert Herter, B. West Clinedinst and Ross Turner. Bookseller Inventory # 28294

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HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL

Published by Printed at the Riverside Press, Cambridge (1883)

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Item Description: Printed at the Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1883. 248 x 159 mm. (9 3/4 x 6 1/4"). 13 volumes. Introductory notes to each volume by George Parsons Lathrop. No. 68 OF 250 COPIES of the "Riverside Edition." Restrained but attractive early 20th century brown crushed morocco by Ernst Hertzberg & Sons (stamp-signed on rear free endpaper), covers with frame formed by pairs of plain gilt rules and a single gilt dot at each corner, raised bands, spine compartments gilt in the same design as the covers, gilt titling, turn-ins densely gilt in a palmette pattern, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, other edges rough trimmed. All 13 volumes with frontispieces and title pages with etched vignette. A Large Paper Copy on laid paper. Title pages in red and black. Clark B-10; BAL 7643. Spines faintly and evenly sunned, just a hint of wear to the tops of three spines, but A BEAUTIFUL SET, the lustrous bindings almost entirely unworn, and the text unusually clean, fresh, and bright. One of the major figures in the history of literature in the United States, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-64) was among those who first inspired the idea of "American literature," a national literature that could take its place alongside its long-established European forebears. Probably more than any other writer of stature in 19th century America, Hawthorne combined vivid imagination with careful, structured craft. In addition to his great achievements--"The Scarlet Letter" of 1850 and "The House of Seven Gables" (1851)--our handsome edition contains all of the lesser narrative and non-fiction writings, including voluminous entries from his journals, said to contain upwards of 300,000 words. This copy has the original 12 volumes that normally make up the set, along with an additional 13th volume containing "Doctor Grimshawe's Secret," edited by Julian Hawthorne. Ernst Hertzberg, who learned to bind in his native Germany, went to work as a finisher for the Ringer bindery after immigrating to Chicago, and he eventually became a partner in the business. He also collected Napoleonic prints and documents with the goal of binding an extra-illustrated edition of William Milligan Sloane's "Life of Napoleon Bonaparte." The completed project was exhibited at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis, where it won top honors for bookbinding. Hertzberg sold the set to a private collector for the then-staggering sum of $12,000, which allowed him to buy out his partner and set up his own bindery. Our edition does not often appear at auction: only five copies are listed in ABPC since 1975, and none of those is in full leather. One of the major figures in the history of literature in the United States, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-64) was among those who first inspired the idea of "American literature," a national literature that could take its place alongside its long-established European forebears. Probably more than any other writer of stature in 19th century America, Hawthorne combined vivid imagination with careful, structured craft. In addition to his great achievements--"The Scarlet Letter" of 1850 and "The House of Seven Gables" (1851)--our handsome edition contains all of the lesser narrative and non-fiction writings, including voluminous entries from his journals, said to contain upwards of 300,000 words. This copy has the original 12 volumes that normally make up the set, along with an additional 13th volume containing "Doctor Grimshawe's Secret," edited by Julian Hawthorne. Ernst Hertzberg, who learned to bind in his native Germany, went to work as a finisher for the Ringer bindery after immigrating to Chicago, and he eventually became a partner in the business. He also collected Napoleonic prints and documents with the goal of binding an extra-illustrated edition of William Milligan Sloane's "Life of Napoleon Bonaparte." The completed project was exhibited at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis, where it won top honors for bookbinding. Hertzberg sold the set to a private collector for the then-staggering sum of $12,000, which allowed. Bookseller Inventory # ST11462a-239

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Published by Ticknor, Reed and Fields, Boston (1850)

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Item Description: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, Boston, 1850. First edition. Original brown cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Spine dull, frayed at the ends, slight wear to corners, hinges trifle loose; internally mostly fresh and clean. March 1850 catalogue. BAL 7600. Bookseller Inventory # 24044

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The House of the Seven Gables: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Published by Ticknor, Reed and Fields (1851)

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Item Description: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1851. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. A very good first edition, first issue, with battered type on page 149 and with March ads, one of only 1690 copies thus. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 1508017

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel, and Arthur Rackham [illustrator]:

Published by London, New York & Toronto: Hodder & Stoughton, [1922]. (1922)

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Item Description: London, New York & Toronto: Hodder & Stoughton, [1922]., 1922. Large quarto. Gilt pictorial white linen, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Illustrated with 24 color plates (including frontis) and twenty black and white drawings. Lower fore-corners slightly bumped, otherwise a fine, clean copy in cloth clamshell box. First Rackham edition, limited issue. One of 600 numbered copies specially printed and bound, and signed by the artist. CLARK A18.29. Bookseller Inventory # WRCLIT 65282

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A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Published by Ticknor, Reed and Fields, Boston (1852)

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Item Description: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, Boston, 1852. First edition, first issue with no ads. First edition, first issue with no ads. Frontispiece and 6 engraved plates by Baker from designs by Billings. vi, [7]-256 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. A very nice copy of Hawthorne's most famous children's book, with "The Gorgon's Head", "Three Golden Apples", etc. BAL 7606; Peter Parley to Penrod Original blind stamped blue cloth. Faintest traces of rubbing to the spine, one small patch of soiling. Gilt titles fresh. Very nice, clean copy Frontispiece and 6 engraved plates by Baker from designs by Billings. vi, [7]-256 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Bookseller Inventory # 212602

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HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel.

Published by Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1850 (1850)

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Item Description: Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1850, 1850. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, single rule to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First Edition, First Issue: with the advertisements dated "March 1, 1850" and the misprint "reduplicate" for "repudiate" at line 20 page 21. Bookseller Inventory # 30581

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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Item Description: On a sheet of blue paper measuring 9 1/8 by 7 3/4 inches, matted and framed. This brief letter, written from the American Consulate in Liverpool, is dated 2 January, 1856, and is addressed to the Collector of Customs in New York. The content concerns a Certificate of Registry for a vessel, and Hawthorne had enclosed it with this note. There is an addendum in another hand which states that this document had been delivered to a customs official on 23 January. Letter shows folds from being in an envelope, else fine. Bookseller Inventory # 16921

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Wonder Book, A.: RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator;

RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator; HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel

Published by London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1922 (1922)

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Item Description: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1922, 1922. One of Six Hundred Copies Signed by Arthur Rackham[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel. A Wonder Book. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: Hodder & Stoughton,1922. Deluxe Edition, limited to 600 copies (of which this is # 439), signed by the artist. Large quarto (11 3/16 x 8 7/8 inches; 284 x 227 mm.). viii, 206 pp. Twenty-four color plates, sixteen of which are mounted on cream paper (with descriptive tissue-guards), twenty drawings in black and white. Publisher's cream cloth over boards, front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, pictorial endpapers. Two top corners slightly bumped, otherwise a near fine copy."The moment one opens Hawthorne's Wonder Book one becomes aware of the rounding and softening of form in Rackham's work. The modern Pandora of Hawthorne opens her box for the world in 1922, and she is a very living young girl, with breasts just beginning to swell, indicating that Rackham was aware of the undertones of this story which is being retold with every lifetime." (Gettings, Arthur Rackham, p. 121).Lattimore and Haskell p. 55. Riall p. 146. Gettings p. 179. Bookseller Inventory # 03901

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The Scarlet Letter.: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Published by Ticknor, Reed and Fields, Boston (1850)

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Item Description: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, Boston, 1850. First edition, with 4 pages publisher's advertisements inserted between preliminary blanks, dated March 1, 1850. Octavo, original brown cloth. One of only 2500 copies printed. A very good example with to the extremities, rebacked with some rubbing to the bottom of the cloth and short splits along front joint. Housed in a custom clamshell box. "The most memorable and original aspect of The Scarlet Letter lies in Hawthorne's portrait of Hester Prynne, who has been described as "the first true heroine of American fiction", a woman whose experience evokes the biblical fate of Eve. Hawthorne's achievement is to make her passion noble, her defiance heartbreaking and her frailty inspiring. She becomes the archetype of the free-thinking American woman grappling with herself and her sexuality in a cold, patriarchal society" (The Guardian). The first edition of The Scarlet Letter sold out in ten days and "made Hawthorne's fame, changed his fortune and gave to our literature its first symbolic novel a year before the appearance of Melville's Moby-Dick" (Bradley). Bookseller Inventory # 15040

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Nathaniel Hawthorne: Idées et germes de nouvelles: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Published by Fata Morgana, Montpellier (1979)

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Item Description: Fata Morgana, Montpellier, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Limited Edition. Copy 38/50. Text in French and English.Edition of 700. 6 copies hors commerce, 50 copies hand-numbered 1-50 on vergé d'Arches (this copy #38), and 644 on vergé teinté.Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) kept diaries throughout his life, within which he noted ideas for stories and novels. This text comprises forty-five extracts selected by Valery Larbaud from various editions of Passages from the American Note-Books of Nathaniel Hawthorne (first published by Ticknor & Fields in 1868). The American Note-Books date from 1835-1853, closely corresponding to the dates between which he emerged from his 12-year seclusion at his mother's house in Salem, Massachusetts and his departure for Liverpool, England where he served as the American consul. It was during this 18-year period that Hawthorne wrote and published his greatest works, including the stories included in Moses from an Old Manse, and his novels The Scarlet Letter, the House of Seven Gables, and The Blithedale Romance.Full black goat, hand-sewn triple headbands in black, white, and yellow silk. Top edge gilt. Each board covered in a panel of black Japanese paper and onlaid with a design of torn yellow paper. Black leather hinged doublures and flyleaves in yellow paper with torn black paper design. Bound by Christine Giard in 1985. 22.5 x 14.5cm. Bookseller Inventory # 168

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The Scarlet Letter. (Signed Hawthorne Document): Hawthorne, Nathaniel.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel.

Published by Ticknor, Reed and Fields, Boston (1850)

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Item Description: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, Boston, 1850. Leather. Book Condition: Near Fine. 2nd Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter, A Romance. Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields 1850. Second Edition, First issue. Metcalf and Company on copyright page. Hawthorne signed document from Port of Salem Custom House affixed to the end page prior to the page of ads at front of book. 7 ¼ x 5. [1], vi, 1-322 pp. Bound in blue goatskin with red letter A on front cover, double gilt rule border. Spine in six compartments, raised bands, gilt letters on red leather, gilt letter ¿A¿ inside triple gilt ruled floral borders in three compartments. Top edge gilt. Light blue end pages. Original brown cloth covers and spine mounted at rear of volume. Repair at top of spine. Binding tight, contents clean. Has the following issue points: Title in red and black. Ads dated October 1, 1849 between end pages prior to title page; no ¿Preface to the Second Edition¿; p. 21/20 ¿reduplicate¿ for ¿repudiate¿; p. 41/5 "characterss"; p. 100/2 "mortal" for "moral"; p. 102/22 "tobelieve"; p. 132/39 has ¿catechims¿; p. 142/23 "heaven" for "heavenly"; p. 189/23 ¿said¿ corrected to ¿answered¿; p. 199/4 ¿known of it¿ corrected to ¿had they known it¿; p. 321 has the number ¿21¿ below the word ¿there¿ at foot of page. Final page of contents has VI and not IV, which is corrected. Hawthorne prefaced The Scarlet Letter with an autobiographical sketch entitled ¿The Custom House.¿ In 1846 he had been named surveyor of the Salem Custom House, but he lost the lucrative position for political reasons in 1849. The Philips Research Library in Salem, Massachusetts, has an extensive collection of Hawthorne material. This signed Custom House document is similar to documents found at the Philips. Lovely copy. And, like the scarlet letter, the Hawthorne signed document is a striking and powerful adornment. Priority mail shipping only. $17. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 001213

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A Wonder Book: HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL

HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL

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Item Description: Hodder & Stoughton, London/New York/Toronto. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. Arthur Rackham and Others (illustrator). Limited Edition. One of 600 numbered copies [#495] bound in white cloth with gilt decoration to front board and to spine. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. 24 hand-tipped full colour plates with printed tissue guards throughout. Signed by Rackham on the limitations page. Modest soiling to the cloth with a touch of shelfwear visible to the boards. Middle signature started, but the binding is sound. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Signed by Artist. Bookseller Inventory # 7856

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The Complete Writings. With portraits, illustrations and: HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel.

HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel.

Published by Boston and New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900 (1900)

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Item Description: Boston and New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900, 1900. 23 volumes, octavo (220 × 150 mm). Contemporary blue half morocco, titles and elaborate decoration to spines, raised bands, marbled boards, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Engraved bookplate to front pastedown of each volume, four volumes have been expertly rebacked, small tear to the top of the binder's front blank in volume 1, an excellent set handsomely bound. Frontispiece in each volume in two states with the later signed by the illustrator of that particular volume, further monochrome illustrations throughout. The Autograph edition. Limited to 500 numbered copies, signed by the publisher and the author's daughter Rose Hawthorne Lathrop. Bookseller Inventory # 62008

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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Item Description: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, Boston. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. First Edition. 1852. First edition, first issue. Octavo moss-green cloth stamped in blind. Spine lettered in gilt. Spine just slightly sunned and a tiny bump to the upper spine, else a fine, clean copy. Peter Parley to Penrod p.6: BAL7606. Bookseller Inventory # 4233

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The Scarlet Letter: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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Item Description: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1850. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing with the misprint "reduplicate" for "repudiate" in line 20, page 21. This book also has the correct ads dated March 1, 1850. The book has been re-backed on the spine using the original publisher's brown cloth. The boards of the book are original with some wear. The pages are clean with new endpapers and minor wear to the edges. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a very good copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-17997278753

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COMPLETE WORKS OF NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE [SCARLET MOROCCO: Hawthorne, Nathaniel.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel.

Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1883-95, Boston (1883)

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Item Description: Houghton Mifflin, 1883-95, Boston, 1883. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine with no dust jacket. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Complete 13 vols. Riverside Edition. Edited by Hawthorne's son-in-law, Julian. 8vo, original 3/4 scarlet morocco leather and marbled bds, title and spine gilt, raised bands. Heads and tails completely intact. Etched frontispieces. Extremely attractive and well cared for set in FINE condition. Provenance Wasserman, Sessler's Book Store, Mabel Zahn. BAL 7643. Hawthorne's complete works: The Ancestral Footstep; Tales, Sketches, and Other Papers with a biographical sketch by George Parsons Lathrop; Dr. Grimshaw's Secret - a Romance; Passages from the French and Italian Notebooks; The Dolliver Romance, Fanshawe, and Septimus Felton with an appendix containing The Ancestral Footstep; The Marble Faun; Our Old Home and English Notebooks, Vol.1 and 2; Passages from the American Notebooks; The House of Seven Gables and The Snow Image; A Wonder-Book, Tanglewood Tales, and Grandfather's Chair; The Scarlet Letter and The Blithedale Romance and Twice-Told Tales; Mosses from an Old Manse. ; 0. Bookseller Inventory # 32740

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The Complete Writings.: HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel.

HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel.

Published by Boston and New York: Houghton, Miflin and Company, 1900 (1900)

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Item Description: Boston and New York: Houghton, Miflin and Company, 1900, 1900. Octavo, 22 volumes (220 x 115 mm). Contemporary blue half morocco, titles gilt direct to spines, raised bands, sycamore leaf tools to compartments, marbled boards with double gilt rules, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Spines faintly darkened. An excellent set. Frontispiece in each volume in two states with the later signed by the illustrator of that particular volume, further monochrome illustrations throughout. The Autograph Edition. Limited to 500 copies signed by the author's daughter, Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, and the publishers, this copy being number 469. Bookseller Inventory # 108759

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The Scarlet Letter: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Published by Ticknor and Fields, Boston (1850)

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Item Description: Ticknor and Fields, Boston, 1850. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. First Edition. One of 2,500 copies published of this true first edition, on 16 March 1850, according to C.E. Frazier Clark Jr.'s definitive "Nathaniel Hawthorne - A Descriptive Bibliography". Number A16.1 in Clark's bibliography and number 7600 in BAL. This copy is in the following states and sub-states, again as described by Clark: Binding: in the style of Ticknor format A. Brown bold-ribbed T cloth with blind-stamped floral device inside ruled panels on both covers. Spine gold-stamped. Cream-colored wove endpapers. The contents are listed on pp. iii-iv and there is no preface. This is a key indicator of the first edition versus the second edition, which includes a preface. The other variants between the first and second editions are also present. These consist of sixty-nine typographical and spelling errors and punctuation changes throughout the text. For example, on page 21 line 20 "reduplicate" appears instead of "repudiate." Two of these variants (pg 31 line 20 and pg 132 line 29) are not as listed but these appear to be errors in Clark's list. Page 321 is in State x1 - line 10 has presence of work-up. Page iii is in State a2 - the "N" is beneath the "r" in "according" and the "1" of "192" is out of position. Four pages of ads were inserted between the front endpapers in most copies. This copy does not have any ads. It is unclear if they were lost or if this is one of the copies that never had ads. The text block is complete, although the stitching has loosened. The leaves are clean and unmarked except for a previous owner's name, dated 1850, on the front pastedown. The boards are in good condition, with some wear at the corners. The spine is in tatters, however, with some pieces missing. It is held to the boards with transparent tape. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006515

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HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel.

Published by Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1900. (1900)

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Item Description: Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1900., 1900. The Old Manse Edition, in 22 volumes, 8vo. Contemporary red half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt to spines, marbled boards and eps; t.e.g. With Portraits, Illustrations, and Facsimiles. A clean, lovely set. Bookseller Inventory # 20257

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The Complete Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne with: Hawthorne, Nathaniel. Smith,

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. Smith, Jessie Wilcox; Alice Barber Stephens et al (illus).

Published by Houghton Mifflin and Company. Boston. 1904. (1904)

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Item Description: Houghton Mifflin and Company. Boston. 1904., 1904. hardbound. Black and white plates with titled tissue guards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, lvii+323+343, xxiv+326, xxvi+345+360, xxiv+381, xxiv+467, xxxii+354, xxvi+294+359,xxi+517 (index), xxiv+360, xiv+515, xvii+433, xv+405, xii+323, xv+439, xiv+585 (index), viii+425+436+421+459 (index), 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches, gilt lettered decorative leather spine and leather corners with marbled paper covered boards (hardbound). Occasional very minor signs of wear to covers of a few volumes, 1 inch tear to page 290 of Volume 9; overall the set is in very good to fine condition. Extremely goodlooking and very well preserved set of twenty two volumes including: Twice-Told Tales Told in Two Volumes, The Snow Image and Other Twice-Told Tales, Mosses from an Old Manse Told in Two Volumes, The Scarlet Letter, The House of the Seven Gables, The Blithedale Romance, The Marble Faun or the Romance of Monte Beni Told in Two Volumes, Our Old Home, The Whole History of Grandfather's Chair and Biographical Stories, A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys and Tanglewood Tales, The Dolliver Romance and Kindred Tales, Doctor Grimshawe's Secret, Tales and Sketches, Miscellanies Biographical and Other Sketches and Letters, Passages from the American-Notebooks, Notes of Travel in Four Volumes. The illustrations represent a diversity of American illustrators of the time including B. West Clinedinst, Clyde O. DeLand, Jessie Wilcox Smith, Frederick McCormick, A.I. Keller, Howard Pyle, Frank T. Merrill, Maude Cowles, Sarah S. Stilwell, and attractive plates of cathedrals and scenic Europe. Bookseller Inventory # 42027

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WONDER BOOK: HAWTHORNE,NATHANIEL

HAWTHORNE,NATHANIEL

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Item Description: (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. A WONDER BOOK by Nathaniel Hawthorne. London: Hodder & Stoughton. [1922]. Thick 4to (9 1/2 x 11 1/2"), white gilt decorated cloth, top edge gilt, spine toned, some cover soil and spots, internally fine - tight and clean with no foxing or spotting at all. LIMITED TO ONLY 600 COPIES SIGNED BY RACKHAM (Latimore-Haskell p.55). Illustrated with 24 magnificent color plates (16 tipped-in with lettered tissues), pictorial endpapers, plus 20 black and white drawings. Printed on hight quality paper and with a rather small limitation. Bookseller Inventory # 36065

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Published by Ticknor and Fields, Boston (1860)

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Item Description: Ticknor and Fields, Boston, 1860. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Editions, First Printings. A wonderful copy of this (2) volume set with ALL the First Issue points including the 16 pages of ads dated February 1860 at the end of volume I, page ix of volume 1 has the signed "1* and there is a preface placed before table of contents in volume 1. Both books are bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's brown cloth. The bindings are tight with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy in collector's condition. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1480309049980

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A WONDER BOOK: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Published by Hodder & Stoughton (1922)

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Item Description: Hodder & Stoughton, 1922. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Rackham, Arthur (illustrator). First edition.. 1st 1922. Slightly better than very good condition with no wrapper. Limited to 600 copies. Bound in cream buckram, with pictorial stamping on the cover in gold. Titles to cover and spine in gold. Top-edge gilt, others untrimmed. 206 pages. 11.5 x 9 inches. 16 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. 8 full-page colour illustrations and 20 b/w drawings. Tan and white pictorial endpapers. Copy no. 91 SIGNED by Rackham. All plates present and in fine condition. Spine bumped. Covers have just a few faint marks. Gilt rubbed on spine. Contents fine. A beautiful book. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [R]. Signed by author. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 1106265

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SCARLET LETTER, and THE HOUSE OF THE: Hawthorne Nathaniel

Hawthorne Nathaniel

Published by London George Routledge & Co. 1851 (1851)

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Item Description: London George Routledge & Co. 1851, 1851. First Combined Edition and the Second English printing overall of each title, issued together for Routlege's Standard Novels series. With an illustration by John Gilbert featuring Hester Prynne with Pearl standing before the stocks. 8vo, publisher's very handsome, original dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and blind-stamped in an elaborate overall design on the covers. This is the binding variant for Routledge's Standard Novels. 252, [2], 1-248, 4 ads. A lovely and very fresh copy of this rare issuance, the text extremely clean and fresh, only the frontispiece with some spotting as might be typical with the paper used, the cloth very clean and bright and sturdy and with only the most trivial signs of age. A really superior copy of this rare book. VERY SCARCE, the pirated editions of each work produced by George Routledge to compete with Bohn's editions. The sheets of both printings were distributed in various formats, this being the combined issue for the Standard Novels series. THE SCARLET LETTER here was printed only one year after the true first edition printed by Ticknor and Fields in America and THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES is printed in the same year as the first. Together, these two novels present Hawthorne at his best and offer his two most famous and important books. His story of Hester Prynne is considered by most to be his magnum opus. A literary masterpiece and surely one of the most important works in the oeuvre of colonial America, it, more than any other work of literature set the stage for an understanding of the puritan mind and beginnings of the American system. Both Bohn’s and Routlege’s 1851 editions were piracies, a circumstance not uncommon in transatlantic literature at the time, and the two companies competition for sales of this title is a testament to Hawthorne’s popularity. There were only a handful of American authors who were given much credence or esteem by English publishers of the time. But Hawthorne was unquestionably one of the few, and this was perhaps his most popular book. THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES is a pillar of nineteenth-century American literature, a staple of Gothic literature, and a major influence on later authors of both the horror and mystery genres. Bookseller Inventory # 26361

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