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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_1045.pdf
With an inscription by Sara (Sally) Norton: "E.W. with S.N.'s love. Feb. 19. 1906."

The volume appears heavily marked throughout. A slip of paper appears inserted between pages 11 and 12; it is covered in handwritten notes (in French) that may…

Nietzsche Werke IX_1.pdf
The Will to Power, Part I. Volume VIII (of 10). This volume contains many markings and annotations. On the fly, there are notes in Wharton's own hand. These feature statements pertaining to her work on the novel The Fruit of the Tree (1907),…

2005_047_0293.pdf
2nd imprint; frontispiece includes portrait of Sir Sidney Colvin, with his signature.

2005_047_1602.pdf
With inscription, "Lucretia Rhinelander, 1839."
Also contains EW's notes and annotations throughout the text. Back endpapers show EW working out translations from the text, including short phrases like "I am fond of ..." and "... that was meant for…
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