Title ...Marble Faun, The or The Romance of Monte Beni
12mo; 7.5 inches tall.
Two volumes in one as published: 283 / 288 pages.
Edition Reprint Edition.
Publisher Boston: James R. Osgood & Co. 1872.
Illustration Two tissue-guarded plates.-
Seller ID 008534
The Marble Faun: Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, also known by the British title Transformation, was the last of the four major romances by Nathaniel Hawthorne, written on the eve of the American Civil War, is set in a fantastical Italy. The romance mixes elements of a fable, pastoral, gothic novel, and travel guide.
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Spine has faded with small loss spine bands and some rubs. Corners are rubbed.