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Published in 5 volumes, but with only 4 remaining in Wharton's library. Bound half calf leather with marbled boards and endpapers.

A few, spare pencil markings have been added to volume 1, which also contains a bookseller's mark on the rear fly.

The Will to Power, Part II. Volume IX (of 10). Some penciled markings have been added to the text. A penciled, handwritten note (likely from a bookseller) appears inserted at the front, listing the book's author and title.

2005_047_1345 copy.pdf
This translation into German (from Swedish) is by Emil Schering, who translated much of Strindberg's work. Bound with marbled boards and a morocco label.

Translated from German to French by Par L. de Sampigny. With a forward by Hugues Imbert. Binding described as “full grey cloth, morocco label” (Ramsden).

Volume 3 of the collection. Some of the passages marked in this volume include Wharton’s exclamations: “26 years later!” and “49 years after 1st edition!”

Second volume in the collection. Passages and notes are underlined, marked, or starred. These markings occur between pages 533-554.

First volume of collection.

2005_047_1247_2 copy.pdf
This text is Volume III of IV. The sheet on the title page is ripped in the upper right corner. The text is heavily marked, with markings on pages 297-303, 305, 306, 311-316, 319-323, 325, 326, 328, 341, 390, 391, 393-396, 400, 401, 403, 405,…

2005_047_1247_1 copy.pdf
The title page is heavily creased. This text is Volume I of the original four. Bound in publisher's cloth.

2005_047_1177 copy.pdf
Full title: Psyche: The Cult of Souls and the Belief in Immortality among the Greeks. Half-bound in morocco leather; 8vo.

2005_047_1194 copy.pdf
The book is bounded in quarter red Morocco gilt. The full title is "Still Stunden: Aphorismen aus Richard Rothe's handschriftlichem Nachlass." It has a marking on the fly of "Edith Jones - 1878." The title page has a partial inscription of "E.N. Jon…

2005_047_1246_2 copy.pdf
This book is formatted as two separate volumes in one. Passages throughout the text are marked. The book is bound in quarter red Morocco leather.

Das Gastmahl is The Symposium, translated into German by Rudolf Kassner.  Third edition, half vellum with morocco label.

Second edition. A collection in three volumes, the last two are unopened. Bound in quarter red morocco.

Book was given to Edith Wharton by Bernard Berenson.
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