Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900.
Leather_bound. Twenty-two volumes. Octavo. The Complete Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Large Paper Edition with over 110 plates including portraits and facsimiles illustrations with title tissue guard. Limited to five hundred copies which this is number 142. red and black title pages, largely many uncut unopened pages. notable title include The Scarlet Letters, The House at Seven Gables, The New Adam and Eve, The Blithedale Romance. Twice Told Tales, At Home, etc.
Handsomely bound contemporary three quarter dark brown morocco, marbled boards, spine gilt floral decorations, glt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled end paper. Fine. Item #1000