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    Nathaniel Hawthorne. Complete Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900. Large Paper Edition, limited to 500 numbered sets, this being number 309, with two-page Port of Liverpool certificate for entry of merchandise, signed by Hawthorne in October of 1854, while serving as consul, inlaid. Twenty-two octavo volumes. Frontispieces and illustrated plates inserted throughout. Contemporary three-quarter light brown morocco over marbled boards by Smith and Pearson, spines with five raised bands, compartments ruled and lettered or decoratively stamped in gilt; top edges gilt, others untrimmed; marbled endpapers. Backstrips gently faded; occasional light wear. Near fine. Unrecorded issue, differing from Autograph Edition as described in BAL, lacking the signatures of Rose Hawthorne Lathrop and the publishers, frontispieces unsigned. BAL 7645 (Autograph Edition). From the library of Sylvester Stallone.

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