The Golden Touch

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)

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LIMITED EDITION of 240 copies, printed with handset Lutetia type on Whatman paper, illustrations by Valenti Angelo. INSCRIBED AND DATED by Ed Grabhorn to Haywood Hunt, "For Auld Lang Syne." Small 4to. 9 1/4 x 5 7/8 inches. [ii], 35, [3] pp. Lovely printer's device in 2 colors (printer's device L) on the title page, headpiece in 2 colors; text clean, unmarked, partially unopened. Quarter white vellum, patterned paper over boards, spine titled in gilt; binding square and tight. INSCRIBED by Ed Grabhorn to Haywood Hunt, January 1928 on the front free end-paper. Fine. Contains Hawthorne's retelling of the classic story of King Midas who wished that everything he touched would turn to gold. When his wish came true he almost lost the thing most dear to him. A lovely copy! One of the American Institute of Graphic Design's 50 Books of the Year. REFERENCE: Heller and Magee, Bibliography of the Grabhorn Press, 1915-1940, No. 93.

Title: The Golden Touch

Author Name: Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)

Illustrator: Valenti Angelo

Categories: Grabhorn Press,

Edition: First Edition, thus

Publisher: San Francisco, CA:, The Grabhorn Press: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: GG818-038

Keywords: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Haywood Hunt, The Golden Touch, Ed Grabhorn, Valenti Angelo, Fine Press, Limited Edition, Grabhorn Press