DOCTOR GRIMSHAWE'S SECRET: A ROMANCE ... Edited, with Preface and Notes by Julian Hawthorne. Nathaniel Hawthorne.
DOCTOR GRIMSHAWE'S SECRET: A ROMANCE ... Edited, with Preface and Notes by Julian Hawthorne.

DOCTOR GRIMSHAWE'S SECRET: A ROMANCE ... Edited, with Preface and Notes by Julian Hawthorne. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1883. 12mo, pp. [1-2] [i-v] vi-xiii [xiv] 1-368 [note: first leaf is a blank], inserted four-page facsimile manuscript, original pictorial dark olive green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold. First edition. Hawthorne's portrayal of the archetypal mad/bad scientist/alchemist gives a minor SF theme to this romance. Reginald 06952. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). BAL 7642. Clark A31.1.a. Wright (III) 2606. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, inner hinges cracked, partially effaced bookplate affixed to front paste-down. Laid into this copy in the rare publisher's single sheet prospectus for the book dated December, 1882. (#151889).

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