Shelfwear and rubbing to edges and covers. Spine has small tilt and crease. Pages tight but yellowed due to age. Some underlining. 288 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1972. ISBN: 0105510015. Condemned as a wizard by the townspeople of Salem, Mass, Matthew Maule utters his horrible prophecy minutes before he is hanged. Not long after Colonel Pyncheon is found dead in his new mansion, the House of the Seven Gables.