HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL.  1804-1864. Hawthorne's Grandfather's Chair trilogy

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HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. 1804-1864.
Hawthorne's Grandfather's Chair trilogy

US$ 1,200 - 1,800
£ 990 - 1,500
HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. 1804-1864.
Hawthorne's Grandfather's Chair trilogy
Grandfather's Chair: A History for Youth. Boston: Peabody, 1841. Publisher's cloth, title label on upper cover, faded; slipcase. BAL 7590.
WITH: Famous Old People: Being the Second Epoch of Grandfather's Chair. Boston: Peabody, 1841. Publisher's cloth, title label on upper cover, faded; slipcase. BAL 7591.
WITH:Liberty Tree: with the Last Words of Grandfather's Chair. Boston: Peabody, 1841. Publisher's cloth, title label on upper cover, faded; slipcase. BAL 7592.

FIRST EDITIONS. "To make a lively and entertaining narrative for children, with such unmalleable material as is presented by the sombre, stern, and rigid characteristics of the Puritans, is quite as difficult an attempt, as to manufacture delicate playthings out of the granite rocks on which New England is founded" (Preface).
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HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL.  1804-1864. Hawthorne's Grandfather's Chair trilogy
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