Our Old Home English Sketches Travel 1863 Nathaniel Hawthorne 1st Edition bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, England, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Travel).
Our Old Home: A Series of English Sketches by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Published 1863, Boston by Ticknor & Fields.
398 pages. Text in English. Publisher's 22 pp. catalog at rear.
First Edition, second state with unrecorded Ads (dated Nov. 1863, p. 145 mysterious misspelled)
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed ruled covers & cover decorations.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, cloth surface rubbed, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 7 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W.