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_1474_1 copy.pdf
"The Story of a Simple Soul."

Half-bound in fawn-colored cloth, with Morroco leather labels.

The book follows the story of Arthur "Artie" Kipps, who is orphaned and lives with his Aunt and Uncle. Wharton was friendly with Wells and owned…

2005_047_1475 copy.pdf
Title page includes a quote from Wells's personal correspondence: "And the Poor Dears haven't the shadow of a doubt they will live happily ever afterwards."

As one of H.G. Wells' longest novels, this book follows the lives of Marjorie Pope and…
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