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HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel.

The Scarlet Letter.

A Romance Literally Reprinted from the First Edition. With fifteen original colored illustrations by A. Robaudi and C. Graham.

privately printed, New York , 1904 Stock Code: 94414
£975.00
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Special limited edition, one of only 125 copies printed on Japanese imperial paper (one copy was printed on vellum).

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Description

Large octavo (259 x 176 mm). Contemporary binding by Zaehnsdorf for Brentano's (New York), in brown crushed morocco with red onlay, covers with central panel in gilt infilled with stylized flower and leaf tools, spine lettered in gilt with flower ornaments in compartments, brown silk endpapers, gilt ruled edges, inner dentelles and top edge gilt, other edges uncut.

Illustrations

Frontispiece and 14 plates all in two states, coloured and uncoloured, with printed tissue guards; 30 plates in all.

Condition

Spine a little rubbed; an excellent copy, internally fine.

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