(Fine Bindings) 21 Vols. Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Complete Writings. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1900. Autograph Edition, #498/500, with Nathaniel Hawthorne Document Signed bound in in volume 1. 8vo, contemporary three-quarters crushed brown niger morocco and marbled boards, gilt, floral gilt spine compartments, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed, raised bands; corners a little bumped, a few spine ends slightly scuffed, a few raised bands a little scuffed, other minor scattered scuffing, sewn bands intact, by The Riverside Press bindery. Plates, including frontispieces (color and plain states), portraits, and facsimiles. Internally clean. Lacking volume 13.
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