Item #1581 Essays. Ralph Waldo Emerson.
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Emerson's Essays in a Lovely Binding

Essays

London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1901. Half vellum over cloth. Duodecimo. [iv], 538 pages. Near fine, with sound hinges and a few shallw extremity bumps. Neat bookplate of Arthur T. Thring on front pastedown.

A beautifully bound edition of both the First and Second Series of Emerson's Essays. These writings, originally published in the 1840s, represent the core of Emerson's thought and continue to resonate remarkably well today.

The elegant art nouveau style binding features vellum spine and fore corners with light blue cloth sides and marbled endpapers. Boards and spine ruled in gilt, with a stylized flower stamped in gilt on spine. Spine titled in gilt on a green leather title block. Top edge gilt.


Item #1581

Price: $300

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