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Author: Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Title: The Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne
Place Published: Boston
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Company
Date Published: 1900
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22 volumes. Illustrated with gravure plates from paintings, drawings, photographs, etc.; printed tissue guards. (8vo) 22x15 cm (8¾x6") period full blue morocco, gilt floral decorations on boards, spines gilt, raised bands, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. No. 73 of 500 copies. Autograph Edition.



Most of the frontispieces signed in pencil by the artist, among them, Jessie Willcox Smith, Eric Pape, Alice Barber Stephens, Ernest Peixotto, Howard Pyle, Childe Hassam, and others.

Condition

Spines a bit sunned, restorations to spine heads on several volumes; a very handsome set; very good.

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