ONE OF ONLY 500 SETS SIGNED BY HAWTHORNE'S DAUGHTER ROSE AND NUMEROUS
ILLUSTRATORS, INCLUDING JESS WILLCOX SMITH AND HOWARD PYLE
HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel. The Writings. Boston and New York, 1900[-01]. Twenty-two volumes.
"Autograph Edition" of Nathaniel Hawthorne's works, number 252 of only 500 sets signed by his daughter Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, illustrated with 135 plates, including an engraved frontispiece in each volume in double-suite: hand-colored and black-and-white, the latter state signed by the artist. Contributing artists' signatures include Howard Pyle and Jesse Willcox Smith. An impressive, handsomely bound set. $4500.