The Scarlet Letter, a Romance.

HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel.

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Place Published: Boston
Publisher: Ticknor, Reed & Fields
Date Published: 1850

Description: Rubricated title. iv, 322pp. 8vo, beautifully rebound by Riviere & Son in full black morocco; gilt-stamped spine with raised bands and covers with ornate floral pattern and decorative "A" in red & gilt. Boston: Ticknor, Reed & Fields, 1850. First printing of the first edition with all textual mis-prints, but lacking the ad pages. Several pages have faint stains in the upper margins, otherwise a bright clean copy of this important American novel, one of 2500 copies printed.

Comments: Page 21/20: "reduplicate" for "repudiate". 41/5: "characterss". 100/2: "mortal" for "moral". 102/22: "tobelieve". 132/29: "catechism" for "catechisms". 142/23: "heaven" for "heavenly". 189/23: "said" for "answered". 199/4: "known of it". 321/31: number "21" printed below "there" at foot of page.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: near fine
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 228449


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