by Hawthorne, Nathaniel; Parrish, Maxfield [illustrator]
New York: Duffield and Company, 1910. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Thick quarto, 385 pages, G+; navy blue cloth boards, small gilt lettering to spine, gilt border to cover art affixed to front board: overall mild wear to boards, bumping/chipping/fraying to head, tail, and corners; scratching and rubbing to cover art; age-toning to text-block, occasional chipping to deckled fore- and bottom-edges, bottom corner to p. 13 chipped off; mild age-toning to margins of interior, text clear and legible; starting hinge between pp. 88 and adjacent "Atlas" plate, front board somewhat shaken, back board shaken, binding intact; contains A WONDER BOOK and its sequel, TANGLEWOOD TALES, Hawthorne's retellings of Greek myths for children; ten (10) full-color illustrated plates by Parrish to interior, nine of the ten protected by tissue guards (no tissue guard to frontispiece); occasional age-toning from removed material (e.g., pressed flower imprint to gutter of pp. 78-79); shelved Case 14. Dupont.
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