Random House, 1928, Hardcover (Quarter Leather), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE. The Scarlet Letter, New York: Random House, 1928. Quarto, copy No. 319 of 980 printed at Grabhorn Press, pp. 363, brown cloth boards quarter-bound in orange morocco with gilt lettering to spine, illustration by Valenti Angelo. Hawthorne's classic made an excellent vehicle for Angelo and the Grabhorns to show their skill. This copy signed on the limitation page by Edwin Grabhorn. Condition of this book: Front joint cracked and missing leather pieces, spine ends also show losses. Still good and sound, inside clean and tight. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Art & Design; United States; 1920s; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54306.