Compositions in Outline from Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter

Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter

1880
Illustrated by Felix Octavius Carr Darley (American, 1822–1888), Author Nathaniel Hawthorne (American, 1804–1864), Publisher Houghton, Mifflin and Co. (American, founded in 1880), Printer Heliotype Printing Co., Boston, Printer Riverside Press (American, founded in 1852)


Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 37 x 46.5 x 1.5 cm (14 9/16 x 18 5/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.351

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 photomechanical heliotypes

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Company [1880]) 37 cm; [16 ff.], plus 12 pls.; original publisher’s printed dark tan embossed paper wrappers.


Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Company [1880]

Provenance

Hotchkiss School Library, Sharon Connecticut; R. W. Smith Bookseller, New Haven CT, from whom purchased by MFA, June 9, 1982.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund