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Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864)

Auction:
2526B
Lot:
258
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2526B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 14, 2010 11:00AM

Description:

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864), The Scarlet Letter, A Romance, Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1850, first edition, first issue, original gilt lettered and stamped brown cloth, with four pages of ads dated March 1, 1850, with "reduplicate" on 21.20, "me" on 31.20, "Catechism" on 132.29, 8vo, (with waterstaining to covers, spine head and foot and corners lightly bumped, light scattered spotting and one signature slightly loose).
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Keywords

The Scarlet Letter, spine head, Scarlet

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