THE TOKEN AND ATLANTIC SOUVENIR: A CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S PRESENT. Boston: Published by Charles Bowen, 1837. 12mo, pp. [i-viii]  10  12-348, flyleaves at front and rear, ten (should be twelve) inserted plates, full embossed black leather, a.e.g., decorated endpapers. First edition. Includes the first printings of five fantasy stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne: "Mrs. Bullfrog," pp. -75, collected later in MOSSES FROM AN OLD MANSE (1846), "The Man of Adamant," pp. -128, collected later in THE SNOW-IMAGE, AND OTHER TWICE-TOLD TALES (1851), "The Great Carbuncle," pp. -175, collected later in TWICE-TOLD TALES (1837), "Fancy's Show Box," pp. -184, collected later in TWICE-TOLD TALES (1837), and "The Prophetic Pictures," pp. -307, collected later in TWICE-TOLD TALES (1837). Other contributors include S. G. Goodrich, Sarah H. Whitman, H. F. Gould, Mrs. Sigourney, Miss Sedgwick, Miss Leslie, Seba Smith, and Oliver Wendell Holmes. BAL 7580. Clark C8. Thompson, pp. -73; p. 158. Gift inscription dated 1 January 1837 on the front flyleaf. Lacks two inserted plates, the presentation plate and "The Mother," a plate facing page 145, leather worn at edges, several spine splits repaired, chip from upper spine end, scattered foxing to text block and tissue guards, a sound, good copy. (#137494).
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