DescriptionNathaniel Hawthorne. The Snow-Image, and Other Twice-Told Tales. Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1852.
First American edition, possibly "issued simultaneously" with the London edition of 1851, according to BAL. Twelvemo (7.1875 x 4.5 inches; 183 x 114 mm.). 273, [1, blank] pp.
Publisher's brown cloth, boards stamped in blind, smooth spine lettered in gilt in blind-ruled compartments, pale yellow coated endpapers. A few instances of light marginal spotting. Shelf wear to board edges, with some bits of loss to corners. Front free endpaper lacking. Upper front joint starting, but board still holding tight. Overall a very good copy of this classic of American literature.
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