Mosses from an Old Manse. Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Mosses from an Old Manse

Mosses from an Old Manse

New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1846. Hardcover. Two parts in one volume: [8], 207, [1], 211, [1] p.; 19 cm. Modern rebacking of contemporary leather spine and corners with original marbled paper over boards. Original brown endpapers. Series title preceding title page for Wiley and Putnam's Library of American Books. First edition, first issue with R. Craighead's Power Press and T.B. Smith, Stereotyper, on the verso of the title page, verso of part 2, p. 211 blank. BAL, 7598. Wright (I), 1143. The 19th-century binder removed the Part Two title page and publisher's advertisements, and bound the table of contents for Part Two after the table of contents for Part One. Undated catalog description attached to front fixed endpaper. Former owner's name on front free endpaper: "Wm. Ellery Sedgwick" [William Ellery Sedgwick]. Inscription in another hand on blank leaf following front free endpaper dated 1916. In Very Good Condition: modern rebacking and repair of endpaper hinges; light foxing in margins; a few pages soiled; otherwise clean and tight. Very Good. Item #002387

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