Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scarlet Letter

Published: Published by Methuen & Company Limited, London, 1920

Date: 1920 - 1920

A lovely edition of Hawthorne's classic novel, with illustrations and cover design by Hugh Thomson. Blue cloth boards, beautifully decorated front and spine with gilt flower border around the title. With 31 tipped-in full colour illustrations with captioned tissue guards. 296 pp; 27 high x 22 cms. Top edge gilt; other page edges untrimmed. A heavy book, please contact us with your post code/zip code for a shipping quote. Bookseller Inventory # 111

Condition
Very good condition: boards and gilding clean and bright; pages clean and tight. Condition notes: spine ends curled under; board corners a little worn and very light scuffs on back board; hinge split at Contents page but still holds tight; page edges and end pages a little foxed; paper on title page and last page of text has darkened; there is a loose book plate laid in (not attached to the page) which has left its outline on the title page.

Binding
Hard

£275

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