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Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) The Writings , Autograph Edition.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
270
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) The Writings, Autograph Edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1900.
Octavo, nineteen of the twenty-two volume set (lacking volumes one, two, and eighteen), limited to 500 copies, designed by Bruce Rogers, each volume with a frontispiece signed in pencil by its artist, including Childe Hassam, Howard Pyle, Jessie Wilcox Smith, and others, bound in uniform full crushed navy blue morocco, full gilt-tooled inner doublures in navy and white morocco; red onlays and gold tooling on boards and spine, navy blue watered flyleaves, 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.
[with] Julian Hawthorne's (1846-1934) Nathaniel Hawthorne and his Wife, Cambridge: University Press, 1884, two large octavo volumes, set number thirty-three of 350 copies printed, bound uniformly with the set described above, 9 1/2 x 6 in. (21)
Estimate $400-600


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Nathaniel Hawthorne, Bruce Rogers, Howard Pyle, Jessie Wilcox Smith, Julian Hawthorne, Cambridge, University Press

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