November 10, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 142: HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. Twice-Told Tales.(18 views)
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Description: HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. Twice-Told Tales. Bound without advertisements. 8vo, 19th century full maroon morocco, gilt-paneled, joints rubbed, top edges and turn-ins gilt; Katrin and Ernest Vietor bookplate to front pastedown, occasional minor foxing to contents. Boston: American Stationers Co., 1837
Notes: first edition of hawthorne's second book. One of 1000 copies, with the page number on the table of contents for The May-Pole of Merry Mount incorrectly given as page 78 (for 77). BAL 7581; Clark A2.1.