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[WORKS, Comprised of:] THE SNOW IMAGE AND OTHER TWICE TOLD TALES; OUR OLD HOME; TANGLEWOOD TALES; THE BLITHEDALE ROMANCE; THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES; THE SCARLET LETTER; MOSSES FROM AN OLD MANSE; THE NEW ADAM AND EVE, ETC.; TWICE-TOLD TALES; TRUE STORIES AND HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY

by Hawthorne Nathaniel

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Edinburgh [and] London: William Patterson, 1883-1885. Bound as 6 volumes. A nice uniform set from Patterson’s Library of New England Novels. Each title-page for the various sections has a small bust portrait of Hawthorne within an engraved oval frame. 8vo, presented in handsome contemporary bindings of three-quarter sea-blue morocco over marbled boards, the spines with simple raised bands ruled in blind, four of the compartments with small gilt floral tool in the centers, two with gilt lettering, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. A very handsome set, well preserved, the contemporary morocco in very well preserved with only a bit of light mellowing to the extremities, the text-blocks clean and fresh, no foxing, all very sound and solid. A VERY PLEASING COLLECTION OF HAWTHORNE'S MOST IMPORTANT WRITINGS. This set of Hawthorne’s greatest works is composed of printings from Patterson’s uniform “Library” editions, all very nicely bound. The dates of these printings coincide with Houghton’s edition of Complete Works printed in Boston, of which there was no British counterpart.
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  • Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 24067
  • Title: [WORKS, Comprised of:] THE SNOW IMAGE AND OTHER TWICE TOLD TALES; OUR OLD HOME; TANGLEWOOD TALES; THE BLITHEDALE ROMANCE; THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES; THE SCARLET LETTER; MOSSES FROM AN OLD MANSE; THE NEW ADAM AND EVE, ETC.; TWICE-TOLD TALES; TRUE STORIES AND HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY
  • Author: Hawthorne Nathaniel
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: William Patterson
  • Place: Edinburgh [and] London
  • Date published: 1883-1885



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