A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys.
HAWTHORNE Nathaniel (1852)
£1000.00 [First Edition]
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Frontispiece and 6 plates after Billings, First edition, 8vo., original brown ribbed cloth blocked in gilt and blind, Boston, Ticknor, Reed, and Fields.
BAL 7606. The first issue, with 'lifed' for 'lifted' on page 21 line 3, the brown cloth a variant not noted by Blanck. Contemporary ink school prize inscription on the front free endpaper, ink ownership inscriptions on the second front free endpaper and contents page, head and tail of spine rubbed with some loss at the tail, otherwise a very good copy.
Stock Code: 126306