Author:Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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Transformation Or, the Romance of Monte-Beni

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $399.94

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernard Tauchnitz: 1860

Seller ID: 39160

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


60 mounted albumen photographs; xii, 292; xi, 280 & [1] pages; Two volumes bound in one. Contemporary full vellum, with elaborate gilt-stamped decorations, title stamped in gilt: "THE MARBLE FAUN" (using the American title of Hawthorne's novel, rather than the British title "Transformation" which had also been adopted for this Tauchnitz edition. Pattern printed mounted silk endpapers, edges of the leaves decoratively stained red. The vellum and its gilt-stamping have been marvelously preserved in original freshness by a red fabric dust jacket, lined with paper. This scarce ... View more info