16 December 2004
HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter. A Romance. Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1850.
8o. Title printed in red and black. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt-lettered on spine, cream endpapers (worn). Provenance: Mrs. Elias Treman (signtaure on front pastedown).
FIRST EDITION, with 4-page publisher's advertisement dated March 1, 1850 bound in at front. BAL 7600.
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