Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1896. Hardcover_cloth. 4.75"x7.13". 226 pgs +2 leafs of advertisements. X-library w/graphics. Green cloth boards w/ black letters on front & spine. Frontispiece B&W of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Includes biorgraphical sketch, notes, and illustrations.Spine straight, binding tight, pages slight tone. RLS 7-8-9 stamped printed on back cover. School textbook plate inside front cover. Bump TLC. Fraying and wear to edges. Corner rubs. NOT POLITICALLY CORRECT. Collectible - VeryGood / no jacket. Item #2365
Chapters include: Part I: Sketch of Life of Nathaniel Hawthorne; Author's Preface; Grandfather and the Children and the Chair; The Puritans and the Lady Arbella; A Rainy Day; Troublous Times; The Government of New England; The Pine-Tree Shillings; The Quakers and the Indians; The Indian Bible; England and New England; The Sunken Treasure; What the Chair had Known; Appendix. Extracts from the Life of John Eliot.
Part II: The Chair in the Firelight; The Salem Witches; The Old-Fashioned School; Cotton Mather; The Rejected Blessing; Pomps and Vanities; The Provincial Muster; The Old French War and the Acadian Exiles; The End of the War; Thomas Hutchinson; Appendix: Account of the Deportation of the Acadians.
Part II: A New Year's Dsy; The Stamp Act; The Hutchinson Mob; The British Troops in Boston; The Boston Massacre; A collection of Portraits; The Tea Party and Lexington; The Siege of Boston; The Tory's Farewell; The War for Independecne; Grandfather's Dream; Appendix: A Letter from Governor Hutchinson;
13 B&W illustrations plus frontispiece.