Large Paper Edition of "The Complete Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne" In Twenty-Four Volumes
Complete Writings [Large-Paper Edition].
With portraits, illustrations, and facsimiles. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company , 1900.
Large-Paper Edition. Limited to 500 numbered copies. Twenty-four octavo volumes. Photogravure frontispieces in two states, vignette titles, and plates from photographs and from drawings by Anna Whelan Betts, Jessie Willcox Smith, Alice Barber Stephens, Howard Pyle, and others.
Bound by The Riverside Press in contemporary three-quarter brown levant morocco over brown marbled paper boards. Spines decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. Some rubbing. Near fine.
This set is usually found complete in 22 volumes, not 24 volumes such as this one. The extra two volumes are the Bibliography and Biography and are both uniformly bound to match the others.
HBS # 67705 $3,500