No Jacket. Smith, Stereotyper, on the verso of the title page, verso of part 2, p. 211 blank. ... Mosses From an Old Manse. Blind-stamped original cloth front and rear panels show modest wear, the front having a light stain along part of its outer perimeter. 2. Hailed as "the most important book-publishing project in the nation's history" (Newsweek), this acclaimed series is restoring America's literary heritage in "the finest-looking, longest-lasting edition ever made" (New Republic). Another great altruistic offering opportunity for us and an even greater opportunity for self-actualized reception on your part. original brown endsheets an unsullied set, not sophisticated at all. Disclaimer:Readable copy. The Face of Falsehood The Key to Moby-Dick and Mosses from an Old Manse. First Edition. 1st Printing of this Edition. Seller Inventory # 013231. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Possibility of this having been rebacked long ago, some blue ink applied to crevices of spine area. Pages may have considerable notes/highlighting. The first edition was published in 1846, and the second edition in 1854. one or more chapters are available in a spoken word format. Alas, when all is said and done concerning Hawthorne's true genuis, and the proverbial geese have come home to nest or roost, or whatever, this book does have the four absolute uppermost qualities we at Hirschfeld Galleries since 1931 have always sought, and demanded, in books: 1) excellence in content, 2) literary quality, 3) appealing design, and 4) significance of contribution. Condition: Very Good in Boards. Seller Inventory # 023330. Wiley and Putnam, New York Mosses from an Old Manse is a short story collection by Nathaniel Hawthorne, first published in 1846. That is the real charm of Hawthorne?s writing?this purity and spontaneity and naturalness of fancy.? Decorated endpapers. James Cummings, Bookseller No dates, c. late 1800s, without dust jackets, presumed as issued. New Revised Edition. He asked, "Shall real American genius shiver with neglect while the public runs after this foreign trash? Mosses from an Old Manse by Nathaniel Hawthorne. [6], Regarding the second edition, published in 1854, Hawthorne wrote to publisher James T. Fields that he no longer understood the messages he was sending in these stories. All volumes with light bumps and fray, edge foxing, slight lean; Grandfather's Chair with damptstain to bottom edges. Very good antiquarian condition, in the original binding. [4], 398 pages + plate. Condition: Very Good in Boards. Four volumes from little known NY publisher, notable for classic reprints, including multi-volume sets; Hawthorne titles particularly scarce. bound as one). Bound in 3/4 tan polished calf over light brown marbled boards, gilt-stamped and decorated spine, matching marbled endpapers, t.e.g., remaining edges trimmed. Hardcover. Seller Inventory # GRP69957637. First Edition. - Alden Prynne, for Mnemosyne * ABOUT THE LIBRARY OF AMERICA: The Library of America is an award-winning, nonprofit program dedicated to publishing America's best & most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Former owner's name on front free endpaper: "Wm. Seller Inventory # 006473. Hirschfeld Galleries | Contact this seller (Lansdowne, PA, U.S.A.), About this Item: Wiley and Putnam, New York, 1846. Published by Covers show a little chipping at spine ends and light rubbing along edges, though remains clean and with fairly bright lettering. plus-circle Add Review. Published by Decorated endpapers. The first edition was published in 1846. [1] Analysis. Undated catalog description attached to front fixed endpaper. Inscription in another hand on blank leaf following front free endpaper dated 1916. Smith, Stereotyper, on the verso of the title page, verso of part 2, p. 211 blank. Classic Hardcover. Published by 70 reviews. Published by (Midland, MI, U.S.A.), About this Item: Wiley & Putnam, London, 1846. This book is rare in any condition, and this specimen has its publisher's usual interior foxing, spotty and occasional on the page surfaces, more frequent deep in the binding gutters. (1864), From: * HIGHEST PRAISE: "Another fine, deeply satisfying & handsomely produced volume from the superb Library of America collection of great American authors, & Hawthorn is among the greatest of the great." (Natchez, MS, U.S.A.), About this Item: Jack Cook, Owego, NY, 1986. Another great altruistic offering opportunity for us and an even greater opportunity for self-actualized reception on your part. Condition: Good. In Very Good Condition: modern rebacking and repair of endpaper hinges; light foxing in margins; a few pages soiled; otherwise clean and tight. A. L. Burt, New York Rubbing to spine head and tail. | Contact this seller The first edition was published in 1846. "The Birth-Mark" is a short story by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Pesentation copy, signed by the author on the half-title. (1846), From: Smith, Stereotyper, on the verso of the title page, verso of part 2, p. 211 blank. Hawthorne, Nathaniel; Roy Harvey Pearce wrote the notes and chronology and selected the texts for this volume. 3. 12. Original brown endpapers. One of only a few hundred sets of the first British Edition, which used the American sheets with inserted English title, perhaps the scarcest form of this title, the first in hardcover form, preceded only by the American edition in wraps. Bound in 3/4 tan polished calf over light brown marbled boards, gilt-stamped and decorated spine, matching marbled endpapers, t.e.g., remaining edges trimmed. 16mo. Usual foxing to the pages, sometimes heavy. A more accurate title, then, would be _Selections from Mosses from an Old Manse_. Hardcover. Hawthorne never wrote a story titled "Mosses from an Old Manse." Hardcover. (1982), ISBN 10: 0940450038ISBN 13: 9780940450035, From: The Scarlet Letter with, Grandfather's Chair, Mosses from an Old Manse, Twice Told Tales (4 volumes). But enough of the lugubrious however allegorically wise jaw-jacking, enough said of the telluric parameters of select Hirschfeld Galleries' offerings such as this one which take on a life of their own and speak so very loudly for themselves. 2nd edition revised by the author and hence important. Alas, when all is said and done concerning Hawthorne's true genuis, and the proverbial geese have come home to nest or roost, or whatever, this book does have the four absolute uppermost qualities we at Hirschfeld Galleries since 1931 have always sought, and demanded, in books: 1) excellence in content, 2) literary quality, 3) appealing design, and 4) significance of contribution. First edition, 2nd state, with both Smith Stereotype and Craighead's Power Press trade emblems. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall. Condition: Very Good. [1] Analysis. 818 Views . Owego, New York: By the author, 1986. Short autograph note signed by author laid in. Gilt lettering to spine. Condition: Very Good. Most of the tales are allegories and, as with many of Hawthorne s short stories, concentrate on the negative side of human nature. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices. and ?Rappaccini?s Daughter.? Most of the stories are allegorical and depict some of the darker aspects of human nature. Brown Blindstamped Clt w Gilt. ?The Birthmark,? Condition: Very Good. The first edition was published in 1846. NY: Wiley & Putnam, 1846. Published by The first edition was published in 1846 with 23 stories, and later expanded to 26 stories in 1854. | Contact this seller Four volumes from little known NY publisher, notable for classic reprints, including multi-volume sets; Hawthorne titles particularly scarce. The stories don’t hold up particularly well for modern readers, being somewhat wordy and not especially sophisticated. More information about this seller Hardcover. (Cambridge, NY, U.S.A.), About this Item: Wiley and Putnam, NY, 1846. | Contact this seller Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 1st Edition. Together with other tales and sketches, this edition has been reprinted by the Library of America and others. 1st Printing of this Edition. First edition, first issue with R. Craighead's Power Press and T.B. Condition: Good. Former owner's name on front free endpaper: "Wm. Mosses from an Old Manse This edition was published in 1882 by Houghton, … Covers show a little chipping at spine ends and light rubbing along edges, though remains clean and with fairly bright lettering. 4. 1st Edition. Covers show a little chipping at spine ends and light rubbing along edges, though remains clean and with fairly bright lettering. More information about this seller But enough of the lugubrious however allegorically wise jaw-jacking, enough said of the telluric parameters of select Hirschfeld Galleries' offerings such as this one which take on a life of their own and speak so very loudly for themselves. 11. From familiar but always surprising works like "Young Goodman Brown," to masterly fables like "My Kinsman, Major Molineux," to lesser-known gems like "The Wives of the Dead", these haunting stories of love & guilt, of duty & license, of the fateful ties of family & nation, show why Hawthorne is a great artist, & an astonishingly contemporary one. Seller Inventory # L069504. Ohio State University Press, 1974. Jack Cook, Owego, NY, 1986. Old Book Surfer Our BookSleuth is specially designed for you. First edition, 2nd state, with both Smith Stereotype and Craighead's Power Press trade emblems. "[8], https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mosses_from_an_Old_Manse&oldid=995533330, Short story collections by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat-VIAF identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "Passages from a Relinquished Work" (1834), This page was last edited on 21 December 2020, at 15:43. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018. The 19th-century binder removed the Part Two title page and publisher's advertisements, and bound the table of contents for Part Two after the table of contents for Part One. 3/4 Leather. Many of the tales collected in Mosses from an Old Manse are allegories and, typical of Hawthorne, focus on the negative side of human nature. Publisher's dark teal cloth, gilt spine titles. Wright (I), 1143. ?When issuing the book in cloth (as a single volume) the publishers used whatever sheets they had in stock, and copies in cloth, therefore, frequently are of intermediate status.? First edition, first issue with R. Craighead's Power Press and T.B. This volume contains the second part of Nathaniel Hawthorne s collection of short stories; "Mosses from an Old Manse" (first published in 1846). Published by Hardcover. Condition: Fair. Brand new Book. * SHIPPING: MNEMOSYNE carefully wraps, labels & custom-packages this fine book w/ our greatest elegance & care for FREE shipment via USPS MEDIA MAIL within the U.S. w/ Domestic USPS PRIORITY MAIL available for a nominal additional fee & shipment of all international orders via efficient USPS FIRST CLASS AIRMAIL at our posted rates. Many of the tales collected in Mosses from an Old Manse are allegories and, typical of Hawthorne, focus on the negative side of human nature. Hawthorne seems to have been paid $75 for the publication. comment. This 297 page Volume Two of Two, being an ever increasingly well respected and energetically applauded offering it is proudly presented with great and well deserved hubris by Hirschfeld Galleries in the publishers ORIGINAL binding. ... Mosses from an Old Manse Author Hawthorne, Nathaniel Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher 1982) Fifth Printing (c. 2006), NEW LOA slipcase w/ sharp NEW edges & corners, NEW maroon Brillianta fabric-over-boards cover w/ EXCELLENT edges & corners & titles & LOA colophon handsomely gold-stamped on spine, IMMACULATE smooth-cut text-block exterior, IMPECCABLE white-on-maroon patterned card-stock end-papers, PRISTINE interior printed in remarkably clear 10-point Linotron Galliard on SUPERB Ecusta Nyallite archival paper * 5.0" x 8.12" x 1.84", 0.92 kg, 1493 pp; w/ slipcase: 5.32" x 8.44" x 1.96", 1.02 kg, 1493 pp. Show More. The unique arrangement by order of publication charts Hawthorne's evolution into one of the most powerful & experimental writers of American fiction. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. This edition reprints 11 of them. , being an ever increasingly well respected and energetically applauded offering it is proudly presented with great and well deserved hubris by Hirschfeld Galleries in the publishers ORIGINAL binding. Issued in both wrappers (2 vols.) Ticknor and Fields, Boston, 1865. gilt embossed cloth. Free shipping for many products! More information about this seller Herman Melville deemed Hawthorne the American Shakespeare, and Henry James wrote that his early tales possess ?the element of simple genius, the quality of imagination. Mosses from an Old Manse and Other Stories by Hawthorne, Nathaniel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.com. 13. Published by 1 b/w Illustration / Plate (frontispiece portrait) (illustrator). Sunning to spine. 1st Edition. Tickner and Fields: Original gilt brown cloth in 2 volumes. Prospectus laid in., 1986. ?The Birthmark,? The first edition was published in 1846. 1st Edition. More information about this seller Classic Hardcover. TSB-276 Quantity Available: 1. More information about this seller * HIGHEST PRAISE: "Another fine, deeply satisfying & handsomely produced volume from the superb Library of America collection of great American authors, & Hawthorn is among the greatest of the great." Original brown endpapers. Former Library book. Hawthorne's friend Herman Melville noted this aspect in his review "Hawthorne and His Mosses": Prospectus laid in. 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