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Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864)

Auction:
2300
Lot:
273
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2300
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864), The Scarlet Letter, A Romance, Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1850, first edition, first issue, with correct issue points on page 21, "reduplicate" for "repudiate" and with four pages of ads dated March 21, 1850, State A binding in stamped brown cloth, 8vo, (inner hinge loose, chips to bottom and top of spine, bumped).
Estimate $800-1,200

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The Scarlet Letter, Bookbinding, Scarlet

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