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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With illustrations and inscription on the fly: "Edith Wharton With love from one gardener to another Alice Martineau March 1924." Wharton provided the Introduction to another of Martineau's works, Gardening in Sunny Lands (Cobden-Sanderson, 1924).

The book describes wilds flowers and plants, in order of their appearance each year in springtime woods. With color plates illustrated by Elsie Louise Shaw.

From "The Country Life Library" series.
Preface by Gertrude Jekyll; illustrated.

Part of The International Scientific Series.
Features diagram of history of plants in geological time, among other illustrations.

Printed for George Kearsley; volume 2 (of 2), with 60 hand-colored engravings by Sydenham Edwards, and other engraved plates. Full calf, gilt lettering on spine, deckled edges, and red and black morocco labels on spine. This volume contains fragments…

17th century edition (no date);
Duodecimo, full brown morocco.
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