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NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE

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THE AUTOGRAPH EDITION OF HAWTHORNE’S WORKS, SPLENDIDLY BOUND AND ILLUSTRATED WITH NUMEROUS HAND-COLORED PLATES,WITH AN ORIGINAL DOCUMENT SIGNED BY HAWTHORNE

HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel. Works. Boston and New York, 1900. Twenty-two volumes.

The Autograph Edition of Hawthorne’s Works, number 299 of only 500 copies signed by both Hawthorne’s daughter, Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, and the publisher. One of only a select number of sets issued with a Custom House document signed by Hawthorne bound into Volume I. This is also one of only five sets splendidly bound by the Riverside Press in an elaborate Roger Payne-style morocco-gilt binding, and one of a select number of sets with frontispieces in double suite, each one beautifully hand-colored and signed by the artist, including such noted illustrators as Jessie Willcox Smith, Howard Pyle and Childe Hassam. $18,000.

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AN EXCEPTIONAL COPY OF HAWTHORNE’S

FIRST CELEBRATED CHILDREN’S BOOK,

A WONDER-BOOK FOR GIRLS AND BOYS

HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel. Wonder-Book For Girls and Boys. Boston, 1852.

First edition, first printing, of Hawthorne’s first book for children, with frontispiece and six engraved plates. An exceptionally clean and bright copy. $6000.

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"AUTOGRAPH EDITION" OF HAWTHORNE'S COMPLETE WORKS

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.

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