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Salem: The Essex Institute, 1904. First edition. Original quarter cloth, printed paper label, and blue boards, edges uncut, frontis, title in red and black, numerous portraits of Hawthorne. One of 250 numbered copies, only. Prints letters from Henry James, Andrew Lang, J.M Barrie, Edward W. Emerson, Mrs. Humphrey (for Humphry) Ward, and several others. See BAL V.4, p.34. A presentation copy from editor Rantoul, President of the Essex Institute, to Lindsay Swift, author of "Brook Farm: It's Members, Scholars, and Visitors" (1900), "the best history of Brook Farm available" (Myerson, 1978, D82). Swift was associated with the Boston Public Library. Swift's bookplate. Some rubbing, spine label browned and a little chipped, paper boards along the edges. A Very Good copy.
Title: The Proceedings in Commemoration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Nathaniel Hawthorne Held at Salem, Massachusetts June 23, 1904.
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Seller ID: [hawthorne,nathaniel]rantoul,robert,editor.135sa