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Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, July – December, 1864

Published by Ticknor and Fields, Boston




Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Saadi”


Nathaniel Hawthorne, “A Scene from the Dolliver Romance”

First Print Appearance of what would become Hawthorne’s final, and unfinished, novel. Hawthorne died a few months before this scene appeared in the Atlantic Monthly. Three scenes from the The Dolliver Romance were posthumously published in book form in 1876. [BAL 7640]


Thomas Wentworth Higginson:

“Leaves from an Officer’s Journal”

“Regular and Volunteer Officers”


Henry David Thoreau

“The Highland Light”

“The Wellfleet Oysterman”


This collection also includes "The Electric Girl of La Perriere" by Robert Dale Owen, an account of a young woman who had magnetic repulsion properties. 


And pieces from:


Harriet Beecher Stowe

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Longfellow (including a poem called “Concord”)

John Greenleaf Whittier

and more.


Condition: Outside: Poor Condition. Front cover joint is loosening; spine label worn and detaching. Heavy wear in multiple places. Inside, good condition. Title & Table of Contents pages have an ~2” tear at the bottom. Otherwise, pages are clean and crisp. The binding is secure.


Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 14, July-Dec. 1864 (Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, et. al.)