A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys.

Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1852.

Price: $2,500.00

About the item

First edition, first issue with no ads. Frontispiece and 6 engraved plates by Baker from designs by Billings. vi, [7]-256 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Original blind-stamped blue cloth. Some wear to corners and minor rubbing to boards, slight lean, occasional foxing and minor marginal staining, outer corners of two leaves lost but a very attractive copy, housed in slipcase. BAL 7606; Peter Parley to Penrod. Provenance: Henry William Poor (morocco bookplate); Mrs. J. Insley Blair (morocco Blairhame bookplate).

Item #311145

A lovely copy of Hawthorne's most famous children's book, with "The Gorgon's Head," "Three Golden Apples," etc.