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Welcome to Edith Wharton's Library! This site displays searchable image files for the books contained in Wharton's library at The Mount, her historic estate in Lenox, MA.

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2005_047_1500 copy.pdf
First English edition. Ramsden mentions "13 holograph corrections." Inscribed: "The Garden House Saltwood."

2005_047_1499 copy.pdf
Walter Berry's copy; contains an inscription by Edith Wharton, "W. E." Within the contents list there are four poems ticked. Some passages are marked. There is a newspaper review of the volume laid in at the front.

2005_047_1505 copy.pdf
This copy is signed by Edith Wharton on the page before the title page. Marginalia explaining event chronology on p.6-9. This is the first English language edition. It explains on the title page that it is illustrated. This is a collection of…

2005_047_1452 copy.pdf
This is a collection of Virgil's other well-known poems. T. F. Royds translated the book from Latin into English.

The title page spread is very ornately decorated. There is one square on each page in the middle used for text. Surrounding these…

2005_047_1450_2 copy.pdf
"Contes Cruels"

This book is part of a collection of de L'isle-Adam's larger works. This is a collection of non-supernatural horror stories.

This is the second volume (of two).

The cover of this book has leather on the spine and corners.…

2005_047_1450_1 copy.pdf
"L'eve Future"

This book is part of a collection of de L'isle-Adam's larger works. This is a science fiction novel about a scientist who creates an android to be the 'perfect woman'.

This is the first volume (of two).

The cover of this…

2005_047_1449 copy.pdf
This is a collection of short stories penned by the French symbolist writer. The genre which is named after this collection is known for its endings that exploit the cruel concept of fate and its role in literature. It is also said that this genre is…

2005_047_1445 copy.pdf
This book is a collection of de Vigny's poems.

The title page and that opposite are ornately decorated with a border of foliage and flowers. In the middle of the page, there is a box with the text.

On the opposite page, there are two boxes.…

2005_047_0682_25.pdf
This book is a collection of five Frederick Reynolds plays. These plays include The Way to Get Married, Cure for the Heart Ache, Speed the Plough, School of Reform, and Honey Moon.

This is Volume 25 (of 25) of Mrs. Inchbald's "Collection of plays…

2005_047_0682_24.pdf
This book is a collection of five Thomas Holcroft plays. These plays include The Road to Ruin, Deserted Daughter, Stranger, De Monfort, and Point of Honour.

This is Volume 24 (of 25) of Mrs. Inchbald's "Collection of plays which are acted at the…

2005_047_0682_22.pdf
This book is a collection of five John O'Keeffe plays. These plays include The Castle of Andalusia, Fontainbleau, Wild Oats, Heiress, and Earl of Essex.

This is Volume 22 (of 25) of Mrs. Inchbald's "Collection of plays which are acted at the…

2005_047_0682_20.pdf
This book is a collection of five Frederick Reynolds plays. These plays include The Dramatist, Count of Narbonne, Inkle and Yarico, Battle of Bexham, and Surrender of Calais.

This is Volume 20 (of 25) of Mrs. Inchbald's "Collection of plays which…

2005_047_0682_17.pdf
This book is a collection of five Oliver Goldsmith plays. These plays include The Goodnatured Man, She Stoops to Conquer, Love in a Village, Maid of the Mill, and Lionel and Clarissa.

This is Volume 17 (of 25) of Mrs. Inchbald's "Collection of…

2005_047_0682_16.pdf
This book is a collection of five David Garrick plays. These plays include Country Girl, Jealous Wife, Clandestine Marriage, Countess of Salisbury, and Douglas.

This is Volume 16 (of 25) of Mrs. Inchbald's "Collection of plays which are acted at…

2005_047_0682_15.pdf
This book is a collection of five John Brown plays. These plays include Barbarossa, Way to Keep Him, All in the Wrong, Grecian Daughter, and Know Your Own Mind.

This is Volume 15 (of 25) of Mrs. Inchbald's "Collection of plays which are acted at…
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