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21 April 1997
HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. The House of Seven Gables, a Romance. Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851. 8vo, original brown cloth, stamped in blind, spine gilt-lettered, very slight wear at ends of spine and fore-corners; half morocco slipcase. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, both BAL's and Clark's Binding E (no priority), 4-page publisher's catalogue dated March 1851 at front (BAL's Printing A -- no priority), without a comma after "solitude" on p. 343, line 31. BAL 7604; Clark A17.1.a.
Provenance; Francis Bullard, bookplate -- Bayard Henderson Christy, bookplate.
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