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Decorative Bindings, Sets, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) The Complete Writings , Large Paper Edition.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
247
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) The Complete Writings, Large Paper Edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1900. Twenty-four octavo volumes, illustrated with frontispieces in two states (colored and uncolored) and other photogravures from photographs and drawings by Anna Whelan Betts, Jessie Willcox Smith, Alice Barber Stephens, Howard Pyle, and others; copy number 264 of 500 printed, bound in uniform half brown morocco, with the additional two volumes of bibliography and biography not always present, some joints cracked, some endcaps bumped, 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (24)
Estimate $800-1,200


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Alice Barber Stephens, Anna Whelan Betts, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Howard Pyle, Jessie Willcox Smith, Mifflin, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Visual arts, Women artists

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