475
475
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
A COLLECTION OF WORKS, 1852-1884, COMPRISING:
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8001,200
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475
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
A COLLECTION OF WORKS, 1852-1884, COMPRISING:
Estimate
8001,200
JUMP TO LOT

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel
A COLLECTION OF WORKS, 1852-1884, COMPRISING:
i) A Wonder-book for Girls and Boys. Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1852, FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and 6 plates by Baker after Billings, full red morocco by Jackel, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, original cloth, spine and endpapers preserved at end [Clark A18.1,a], some spottingii) [Works]. Boston: Ticknor and Fields / James R. Osgood and Company, 1868-1872, 19 volumes, including 13 (of 14) volumes of the Ticknor "tinted edition" and six later volumes printed under the Osgood imprint, original green cloth stamped in blind, spine gilt, top edge dark green [Clark B1], rubbed at head and foot of spines, some pages looseiii) [Complete Works]. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1884, 7 volumes (of 12) RIVERSIDE EDITION, frontispieces, brown cloth, spine labels lettered in gilt, top edge gilt [Clark B9]; all 8vo (27)
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Provenance

i) Walter Thomas Wallace, New Jersey, bookplate; his sale, American Art Association, New York, 23 March 1920, lot 589

Catalogue Note

First advertised as the "tinted edition" (on account of the parchment tinted paper it was printed on), the Ticknor edition of Hawthorne's collected works ran to a total of 23 volumes, including nine under the Osgood imprint.

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