Lot 145 of 515:
First appearances of N. Hawthorne  

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Title:
The United States Magazine and Democratic Review . . . New Series. Volumes XII and XIV
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Place:
New York
Publisher:
J. & H.G. Langley
Date:
1843-4
Description:

.  (8vo) period half calf, marbled boards, black morocco labels, gilt lettering. 

The first appearances in print of eight Hawthorne stories: “The New Adam and Eve”; “Egotism; or, The Bosom Serpent”; “The Procession of Life”; “The Celestial Railroad”; and “Buds and Bird-Voices.” Also: “The Christmas Banquet”; “The Intelligence Office”; and “The Artist of the Beautiful.” Other contributions by Whittier and Bancroft, et al.

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Condition:
Both volumes moderately worn, rubbing to leather and boards; toning with a few spots within; very good.
 
Item number:
300190a
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