MELVILLE, Herman (1819-1891). The Piazza Tales. New York: Dix & Edwards, 1856.

The Doheny copy of the first edition of this collection of stories. BAL 13669.

Octavo. 7 pp. of ads at rear. Original black cloth (extremities rubbed and worn, particularly along joints, spine ends, and tips, one gathering just about sprung). Provenance: Josephine Laurens Lennox, 1846-1920, New Haven (inscription to contents page) –Estelle Doheny (bookplate, her sale, Christie's New York, 18 October 1988, lot 1480).
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