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2005_047_1500 copy.pdf
First English edition. Ramsden mentions "13 holograph corrections." Inscribed: "The Garden House Saltwood."

2005_047_1499 copy.pdf
Walter Berry's copy; contains an inscription by Edith Wharton, "W. E." Within the contents list there are four poems ticked. Some passages are marked. There is a newspaper review of the volume laid in at the front.

2005_047_1505 copy.pdf
This copy is signed by Edith Wharton on the page before the title page. Marginalia explaining event chronology on p.6-9. This is the first English language edition. It explains on the title page that it is illustrated. This is a collection of…

2005_047_0677_10.pdf
"And Other Essays"

This book follows lectures and essays working through the topics of evolution and ethics. Most of the first half was a lecture given to the University of Oxford. This is truly a culmination of his wisdom through his support of…

2005_047_0677_009.pdf
"Essays"

This book follows lectures and essays of Huxley working through many different things that happen in the world. Some topics he goes through include the sea, coal, chalk, zoology, paleontology, and biogenesis.

This is Volume 8 of 9 in…

2005_047_0677_007.pdf
"And Other Anthropological Essays"

This book follows Huxley's interpretations and understandings of evolution. He goes through explaining how man and ape could have evolved from the same ancestor.

This is Volume 7 of 9 in the collection of…

2005_047_0677_006.pdf
"With Helps to the Study of Berkeley"
"Essays"

This book follows the life and philosophy of David Hume. There is also, in the end, some essays that were directed towards the audience of learners at Berkeley.

This is Volume 6 of 9 in the…

2005_047_0677_005.pdf
"Essays"

This book follows Huxley's interpretations and understandings of science and the Christian religion through their connections and points of conflict.

This is Volume 5 of 9 in the collection of Huxley's Collected Essays.

The title…

2005_047_0677_004.pdf
"Essays"

This book follows Huxley's interpretations and understandings of science and the Hebrew religion through their connections and points of conflict.

This is Volume 4 of 9 in the collection of Huxley's Collected Essays.

The title…

2005_047_0677_003.pdf
"Essays"

This book follows a collection of lectures and essays given by Huxley at different points in history about science and education in the world surrounding the early 20th century.

This is Volume 3 of 9 in the collection of Huxley's…

2005_047_0677_002.pdf
"Essays"

This book follows Huxley's work through understanding and appreciating the work of Charles Darwin.

This is Volume 2 of 9 in the collection of Huxley's Collected Essays.

The title page starts with the title, subtitle and author's…

2005_047_0677_001.pdf
"Essays"

This book follows the methods and results that Huxley used for further exploring many other things in his collection of essays and observations.

This is Volume 1 of 9 in the collection of Huxley's Collected Essays.

The title page…

2005_047_0673.pdf
This book is a collection of notes and memoirs. This was published posthumously from many different pieces of Hugo's journals and notebooks. He writes very honestly about the times in which he was living and experiencing the world.

The title page…

2005_047_0671.pdf
This book contains three of Hugo's plays: Hernani, Marion de Lorme, Le roi s'amuse. The themes that these plays surround include love, attack of contemporary society and mischief.

On the inside of the cover, there are two of Edith Wharton's…

2005_047_0670.pdf
This book contains two different collections of poetry. The first is Hugo working through many different themes surrounding autumn and its time of change. He includes peaceful and serene verses, familial issues, domestic life, private life, soulful…
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