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The house of the seven gables

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Basil Davenport; Dodd, Mead & Company.
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead & Co., ©1950.
Series: Great illustrated classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Colonel Pyncheon does well in denouncing Old Matthew: he founds a New England dynasty and builds a remarkable mansion; but on its opening day he is found dead, slaked in his own blood. By 1840, that dynasty is almost spent; amid the dust and decay of the Seven Gables, Clifford and Hepzibah believe in their own continued nobility as much as they believe in the mysterious curse still tracking the Pyncheons.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Occult fiction
Historical fiction
Publishers' advertisements
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.
House of the seven gables.
New York : Dodd, Mead & Company, ©1950
(OCoLC)756407709
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Basil Davenport; Dodd, Mead & Company.
OCLC Number: 1374153
Notes: Publisher's advertisements follow text.
Description: xiii, 335, [1] pages, [16] leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Great illustrated classics.
Responsibility: with illustrations reproducing drawings for early editions and photos. of contemporary scenes together with an introductory biographical sketch of the author and anecdotal captions by Basil Davenport.

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Colonel Pyncheon does well in denouncing Old Matthew: he founds a New England dynasty and builds a remarkable mansion; but on its opening day he is found dead, slaked in his own blood. By 1840, that dynasty is almost spent; amid the dust and decay of the Seven Gables, Clifford and Hepzibah believe in their own continued nobility as much as they believe in the mysterious curse still tracking the Pyncheons.

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