HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel (1804-1864). Printed page proofs of The Scarlet Letter, with numerous press corrections, some probably by Hawthorne, others by the publisher's proofreaders, on some 144 pages, plus SOME 38 SUBSTANTIVE ALTERATIONS OR ADDITIONS, probably by the author, several gatherings dated February 17, 21, 21 on the first page of quires 10, 13 and 15. [Salem, Mass.], n.d. [1849-1850].
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