Grandfather's Chair: A History for Youth. Famous Old People: Being the Second Epoch of Grandfather's Chair. Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Grandfather's Chair: A History for Youth. Famous Old People: Being the Second Epoch of Grandfather's Chair.

Grandfather's Chair: A History for Youth. Famous Old People: Being the Second Epoch of Grandfather's Chair.

Boston: E. P. Peabody, 1841. First edition. Hardcover. Two volumes of children's stories on American history from the Puritans to the American Revolution, by the author of 'The Scarlet Letter' and 'The House of the Seven Gables'. 32mo, in original diced brown cloth with black paper label on front boards (blank). Housed in a sleeve in green gilt morocco box. Grandfather's Chair: 32mo, vii, 140pp. BAL 7590, spine tips & lower front corners a bit rubbed. Famous Old People: 32mo, vii, 158pp. BAL 7591, 2 small marks on spine, and signs of an amateur glue repair at the inner hinge leaving a mark on the title page. Overall, text is extremely clean. Covers of both volumes slt rubbed, title labels very slt chipped at right edges. A very pleasant contemporary copy. Very good. Item #15288

Price: $1,400.00

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