The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1892) hardcover book


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Nathaniel Hawthorne with an introduction by George Parsons Lathrop - The Scarlet Letter

Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1892 (first published in 1850). 12mo Salem edition. Hardcover. Red boards with 1/4 beige with gold lettering. Previous owner inscription (in pencil) to the front endpaper (see photos). 298pp. Fair condition. Cracked rear hinge. Staining to the lower edge of the front board. Chipping to the perimeters of the vertical and lower horizontal edges of the front, outer boards. Minor separation of the text-block from the spine. Creasing, toning, scratching, smudging, and discoloration to the outer/inner boards, endpapers, pages of the text, and the text-block edge.

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