The United States Magazine, and Democratic Review. Vol. XII, no. LIX. Nathaniel Hawthorne.
The United States Magazine, and Democratic Review. Vol. XII, no. LIX

First Appearance of “The Celestial Railroad”

The United States Magazine, and Democratic Review. Vol. XII, no. LIX.

New York: J. & H.G. Langley, May, 1843.

First appearance in print of “The Celestial Rail-Road”. Engraved frontispiece. [449]-560 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. First Appearance of “The Celestial Railroad”. Half blue morocco gilt, t.e.g., by Stikeman, with original wrappers bound-in. Light rubbing to extremities, a few spots to text. Bookplate of Agnes Neustadt Clark D52. Item #306296

Rare first appearance "The Celestial Railroad" at pages 514-523 of this journal. Hawthorne’s satire on Pilgrim's Progress was pirated and printed separately a few months later, to the author's consternation (see Clark 13).

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