12 June 2008
Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Pierre M. Schlumberger
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HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel (1804-1864). The Complete Works. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1900-1902.
23 volumes, 8o. Engraved frontispieces in each volume, additional engraved title-page in vols. I-XXII. Contemporary half morocco, spines gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut (back cover of vol. X detached, some wear at joints and spine ends).
LIMITED EDITION, number 147 of 500 copies of the "Large Paper Edition" (600 copies were printed on the final volume). (23)
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