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Grandfather's Chair: A History of Youth by  Nathaniel HAWTHORNE - First Edition - 1841 - from Riverrun Books & Manuscripts (SKU: 406692)

Grandfather's Chair: A History of Youth

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Grandfather's Chair: A History of Youth

by HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel

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A near-fine copy with some light wear to binding, a few scattered foxmarks and several leaves with unobtrusive marginal soilmark
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Boston: E. P. Peabody, 1841. A near-fine copy with some light wear to binding, a few scattered foxmarks and several leaves with unobtrusive marginal soilmarks. 16mo (12.4 x 7.8 cm). vii, 140 pages. Original bluish plum basket-weave embossed cloth, black paper label on front cover (gilt lettering faded but readable); green cloth chemise; green morocco pull of case by Bradstreet's (one joint split). FIRST EDITION of the first of three titles in the Grandfather's Chair series for children. It was Elizabeth Palmer Peabody-the sister of Hawthorne's future wife, Sofia-who published these stories when the original publisher, Nahum Capen, withdrew. BAL 7590; Clark A6.1.

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Bookseller
Riverrun Books & Manuscripts US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
406692
Title
Grandfather's Chair: A History of Youth
Author
HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel
Book condition
Used - A near-fine copy with some light wear to binding, a few scattered foxmarks and several leaves with unobtrusive marginal soilmark
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
E. P. Peabody
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1841
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Founded in 1978 and purchased in 2016 by Thomas Lecky, Riverrun specializes in fine, rare, and unusual books from all periods and genres. There are large holdings in art, photography, artists' books, fine printing, books about books, literature, signed and inscribed books, early printing, and Americana. We have thousands of books not listed online in these and many other fields, and are constantly sourcing new material from private collections and public auction. Please let us know if we can help you locate something not listed in our stock. We are members of the ABAA and are certified members of the Appraiser's Association of America.

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