A WONDER-BOOK FOR GIRLS AND BOYS. With Engravings by Baker from Designs by Billings
by Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1852. First edition. Billings. First edition, first printing. Sm. 8vo. 256pp. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece and 6 engraved plates (some with tissue guards). Publisher's green cloth special gift binding (Ticknor format "B") elaborately blind stamped with a central gilt motif. A.e.g. Minor spots on title and frontispiece. This copy lacks the front free endpaper, otherwise about fine. Bookplate on front pastedown. (Inventory #: 3640)
Early Printing, Travel, History of Printing, Science & Technology, Incunabula, Religion and Philosophy.
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