Item Details

Septimius: A Romance

by Nathaniel Hawthorne .
Format
Book
Published
London : Henry S. King & Co., 65 Cornhill., 1872.
Language
English
Description
[2] leaves, 298, 23, [1] p. ; 21 cm.
Notes
  • First edition, predating the American edition, which was published under title "Septimius Felton, or The elixer of life."
  • Edited from the author's manuscript by Una Hawthorne, with assistance of Robert Browning.
  • Advertisement, "Shortly will be published, uniform with this volume, 'The life and unpublished stories of the late Nathaniel Hawthorne' ... " -- On verso of front free endpaper.
  • "Catalogue of books published by Henry S. King & Co., May 1872: 23, [1] p. at end.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original red cloth, decorated in black, with gilt cover and spine titles; top edges gilt. Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2012/2013.
Cited in
BAL, 7638, Issue 1, with leaves [A]1-2 being conjugate and p. [iii] undated.
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