Lot 36 of 175:
First printing of Hawthorne's The Marble Faun  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$720
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Marble Faun, or, The Romance of Monte Beni
Author:
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
Ticknor and Fields
Date:
1860
Description:

Two volumes. 283 pages, 16 publisher's ads dated March 1860; 284 pages. (7½x4¾"),  blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt spine lettering, brown-coated endpapers; folding, blue-cloth chemises and matching slipcase with blue morocco shelfback. First Edition, first printing

Blanck, BAL 7621. Wright, American Fiction, II-1136.

Donated by R. & A. Petrilla Booksellers, Roosevelt, NJ.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Old ownership signature on front free-endpaper of first volume; very good.
 
Item number:
244052
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