Nathaniel Hawthorne. Twice-Told Tales. Boston: 1837. First edition of Hawthorne's second published book.

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    Nathaniel Hawthorne. Twice-Told Tales. Boston: American Stationers, Co., 1837. First edition of Hawthorne's second published book. Octavo. [4, ads], 334, [16, ads] pages. Bound by P. B. Sanford in nineteenth-century three-quarter red levant morocco over marbled boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endleaves. Spine a bit toned, some wear to joints, some rubbing to binding. Bookplates of Adrian Hoffman Joline, George Clinton Fairchild Williams on front endleaves, and Clara and Irwin Strasburger on verso of front free endpaper. Still, near fine. The first four pages of ads are not called-for by BAL. From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.

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