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New York: Targ Editions, 1979. 8vo. 18,  pp. Original tan cloth-backed marbled boards; plain paper wrapper. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED DELUXE ISSUE, number 307 of 350 copies signed by Updike. This is Number Two of the Targ Editions. Designed and printed by Ronald Gordon at The Oliphant Press, on Gutenberg Laid paper.
Newcastle: E. Walker for T. Bewick and Son, 1818. 8vo. xxiv, 376 pages. 188 fable cuts and 136 tailpieces in text. Contemporary English polished calf, the sides and spines decorated in blind and gilt, marbled edges, by Whitehead and Sons, Leeds (with their ticket on pastedown). A handsome copy of...
London: Charles Bathurst, 1751. 12mo. xvi, , 220 pages. 9 engraved plages including frontispiece and portrait. 19th-century half hard-grained morocco, marbled boards, marbled edges. Twelfth edition, handsomely illustrated. A separate issue of "The Works," that was issued as volume 12 of the collected edition. ESTC T73681; Teerink-Scouten 68.
London and New York: William Heinemann and Random House, 1931. Two volumes, royal 8vo. 235, 336 pages. Twenty-six engravings by Stephen Gooden, including frontispieces in each volume. Original gilt-lettered vellum, uncut and unopened. LIMITED EDITION, number 40 of 250 sets for sale in America from an edition of 500, signed...
Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1863. 8vo. 398 pages. Brown cloth with stamp embossed decoration. FIRST EDITION, second state with not printed on the advertisement leaf. Typo on page 145, where "mysterious" is printed as "myterious." Dedicated to Hawthorne's college friend, Franklin Pierce, who ultimately became 14th president of the United States. BAL 7626.
Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851. 12mo. 343 pages. Frontispiece (tissue guard torn), three plates after Hammat Billings. Original cloth, decorative stamp embossed, gilt-lettered on spine. FIRST EDITION, BAL's third impression (entirely reset according to BAL). "Much of Hawthorne's writing centers on New England, many works featuring moral metaphors with...
West Branch, IA: The Toothpaste Press, 1982. 12mo.  pp. Original cloth-backed marbled boards, printed paper spine label. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 163 of 200 copies signed by Creeley from an edition of 2,200. Designed and printed by Alan Kornblum. Printed on Strathmore Grandee. Bound by Constance Sayre at Black Oak Bindery.
London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1906. 2 volumes. 8vo. 237 and 230 pages. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Contemporary blue half morocco, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Provenance: W. Macdoland MacKay (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Mary Augusta was a British novelist who wrote under her married name as Mrs Humphry Ward.