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Nathaniel Hawthorne
Life of Franklin Pierce
Boston, Mass.: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields , 1852. This is a Very Attractive Dark Brown Leather spine with quarter panel Leathere and Marbeled cover with leather corners.Originally from the library of Fredericc Rowland Narvin. It is an x-Library Copy with only one "Withdrawn" stamp on Preface page. c1852.(Advertisement glued on inside back cover "Hawthorne (Nathaniel) Life of Franklin Pierce. 8vo, First Edition, authentic portrait of Pierce, with Facsimile of his autograph signature, orig, printed wrappers, fine copy, scarce in this state 21/-. Boston 1852." The gilt lettering and gilt design is still nice with a little spine wear. This is a Very Solid and tight book. No foxing or names. No spine splits The inside cover and marneled page looks like some library pages were removed. There is some light corner wear and light spine edge wear. The Frontispiece of Pierce is Very nice. What might be of interest is the Newspaper clippings glued on the last pages about the Obit of 1913 and The Monument dated 1914. 144 pages. #20055. x-Library Copy. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket Issued.
Bookseller: GLENN DAVID BOOKS [Wyomissing, PA, U.S.A.]

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