TRANSFORMATION: or, The Romance of Mount Beni. In Two Volumes. Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1804 - 1864.

TRANSFORMATION: or, The Romance of Mount Beni. In Two Volumes.

Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1860. 1st edition thus, Fourth printing (Todd & Bowden 515Db & 516Db). 2 volumes in 1 (xii [= 10], 292; vi [=4], 280, [2] pp). Lacks half-titles. Illustrated with 24 mounted photographs (Vol I: 16; Vol II: 8) depicting Rome, divers sculptures, pieces of art, street scenes, etc. 8vo. 6-1/4" x 4-1/4". Period vellum binding with gilt stamping, marbled eps & red edgestain (spine titling: "The Marble Faun" [the US title], with "ROMA" to front board). Front joint starting at top 2.5". A VG - VG+ copy. Item #30367

Per the note to Todd & Bowden's entry for this title, the work often used as a guide by the 19th C. traveller to Rome. NB. The number of photographs, as well as photographic images, will vary from copy-to-copy.

Price: $250.00

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