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Mosses from an Old Manse
Ticknor and Fields, Boston 1854 - No signatures. Some rubbing and abrasions to leather. Joints intact. Some splitting to endpapers along gutters at hinges. 1/8" rubbed away from leather at head of spine on first volume. Minor dampstain and tidemarks to upper outer corners of last few leaves of first volume. ; Second American edition. Two volumes (complete). Rebound in full brown calf. Each volume with five raised bands on spine, two red-brown lettering pieces with gilt lettering, blind tooled triple border to boards. All page edges dyed red. Marbled endpapers. Binding date uncertain, later 19th century? Page dimensions: 177 x 109mm (7" x 4 3/8"). This second American edition was revised by Hawthorne, and has three additional selections published in collected form for the first time - "Feathertop; a Moralized Legend" in the first volume, and "Passage from a Relinquished Work" and "Sketches from Memory" in the second volume. Without final blank leaves as called for in Clark, but with a single blank fly leaf (not integral with the gatherings) present at the front and rear inside of the free endpapers in each volume. [Bibliographical reference: Clark A15.3.a.] [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Renaissance Books]
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