A Very Good copy of the first edition, third issue, in the Publisher's original brown cloth with blindstamped covers and gilt-lettered spines, in two Volumes (wear to the spine ends, Volume II's spine head worn down, small stain to front board/spine of Volume II, some rubbing through at the corners), with 16 pages of advertisement dated March, 1860 to the end of Volume I and without the "Conclusion" in Volume II. Hawthorne's fourth, and final, major romance novel, the tale is set in a fantastical Italy, inspired when on a tour of Italy in 1858, Hawthorne saw the Faun of Praxiteles in the Palazzo Nuovo of the Capitoline Museum in Rome. A Very Good copy. [rp225]. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Marble Faun or The Romance of Monte Beni...
Publisher: Ticknor and Fields
Publication Date: 1860
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First edition.
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