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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_1471_2 copy.pdf
Bound in leather. On the title page, it notes that it was translated with the help of J. Arthur Thompson and Margaret R. Thompson. Weismann promoted Charles Darwin's theories of natural selection and evolution.

2005_047_1471_1 copy.pdf
Bound in leather. On the title page, it notes that it was translated with the help of J. Arthur Thompson and Margaret R. Thompson. Weismann promoted Charles Darwin's theories of natural selection and evolution.

2005_047_0342.pdf
New, revised edition. Wharton named her second collection of short stories (The Descent of Man, 1903) after this text.

2005_047_0341.pdf
Bound in green cloth; considered to be the definitive version of Darwin's The Origins of Species, as it contains Darwin's final additions and corrections.

2005_047_0340.pdf
"By Means of Natural Selection Or the Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life."
With corrections and additions from newest (6th) and last edition.
Two volumes.
Signed: "Edith Wharton"
Cover features black embossed red fabric.
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