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HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL - The marble faun; or, The romance of Monte Beni [Complete in 2 vols]

Title: The marble faun; or, The romance of Monte Beni [Complete in 2 vols]
Description: Boston: Ticknor and Fields 1860. 1st edition - later printing. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth with blind-stamped decoration and blind-ruled border to front and rear boards. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dulled and dust-toned as with age with corners slightly bumped and frayed. Decorated floral endpapers. Professionally rebacked with the original spine laid back; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; internally tight. bright. clean and strong. Very minor pen annotation to title page of volume 1. ; 8vo 8' - 9' tall; 2 pages; Physical desc.: 2 vols (xi. 283. 284. pp) 19 cm. Subject: Americans -- Italy -- Fiction. Women art students -- Fiction. Artists -- Fiction. Summary: Befriended by Donatello. a young Italian with the classical grace of the 'Marble Faun'. Miriam. Hilda. and Kenyon. three American expatriates. find their pursuit of art taking a sinister turn as Miriam's unhappy past threatens to lead them into tragedy.Weight in Kg appr.:


Price: EUR 175.00 = appr. US$ 190.20 Seller: MW Books
- Book number: 220324

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