The Complete Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne, with Introductory Notes by George Parsons Lathrop(91 views)
Description: Elegant thirteen-volume set (complete) of Hawthorne’s Works in beautiful Zaehnsdorf bindings. The Riverside Edition, considered the ?standard edition? of Hawthorne?s works for almost 100 years. Illustrated with frontispiece etchings by Blum, Church, Dielman, Gifford, Shirlaw, and Turner. With binder?s stamp at base of front free endpapers: ?Bound by Zaehnsdorf for A.C. McClure & Co.? Note: This is the second issue of the Riverside Edition; the first, from 1883, was in 12 volumes (this second issue is complete in 13 volumes). Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, (1890-91). Octavo, contemporary full dark-blue polished calf by Zaehnsdorf, gilt-decorated spines with leather labels, gilt-ruled boards, gilt dentelles, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Almost imperceptible wear to headband of volume 3; very minor general wear to bindings. A stunning set in outstanding condition.
Artist or Maker: HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL