5 Hawthorne first printings
Hawthorne, Nathaniel. “The Celestial Railroad” in The United States Magazine and Democratic Review
New York: J. & H.G. Langley, January-December 1843
12 volumes. Original wrappers. Some wear, two covers detached. A good set, rare in wrappers. Cloth case.
This set of the Democratic Review in original wrappers cotnaisn the first printings of five Hawthorne stories: “The Celestial Railroad,” “The New Adam and Eve,: “Egotism; or, The Bosom Serpent, from the Unpublished ‘Allegories of the Heart,’” “The Procession of Life,” and “Buds and Bird-Voices.” These issues of the influential Democratic Review also publish works by Lowell, Whittier, Bryant, Thoreau, and others.
Clark D47, D49, D52, D53, and D55