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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_1466 copy.pdf
Contains two of Edith Wharton's bookplates. This book is a part of the Cameo Series. Includes a photograph of the Grasmere Churchyard.

2005_047_1465 copy.pdf
This is the first volume (of three), following the authors from Chaucer to Donne. Includes critical introductions from a wide selection of authors, with a general introduction from Matthew Arnold. Edited by Thomas Humphrey Ward. The title page has…

2005_047_1434_1 copy.pdf
First of two volumes. Edited by E. K. Chambers, with an introduction by Canon Beeching. Heavily marked up. Includes Edith Wharton's bookplate. One flyleaf page has water damage around the perimeter.

2005_047_1434_2 copy.pdf
Second of two volumes. Edited by E. K. Chambers, with an introduction by Canon Beeching. Heavily marked up. Includes Edith Wharton's bookplate. One flyleaf page has water damage around the perimeter.

2005_047_1408_2 copy.pdf
Second volume; this is a compilation of conversations between the author and his friend, Walt Whitman. Includes a photograph of Whitman.

2005_047_1408 copy.pdf
This is the first volume of three, which bears Edith Wharton's signature and a mark on page 108. Includes a photograph of Walt Whitman. This book is a compilation of conversations between the author and his friend, Walt Whitman. This book includes…

2005_047_1394 copy.pdf
Introduction by E. Cavazza. This copy is one of only 400 small paper editions to be printed. Inscribed 'Edith Wharton' by Walter Berry. Light mold spots on the introductory pages. Passages marked on pages 12, 27, 39, 46, 52, 66, 67, 68, 70, 71, 78,…

2005_047_1391 copy.pdf
Fourth edition. Includes two of Edith Wharton's bookplates, and signed, 'Edith Wharton Feb. 1895'. Page 56 has markings. Laurence Housman contributed designs. This book is a collection of poems from the doctor-turned-opium-addicted-writer, Thompson.

2005_047_1320_5 copy.pdf
This is the fifth volume of five. Aldine edition. Contains the poems of renowned English poet Edmund Spenser, who lived in the 16th century. His best known work is the epic poem The Faerie Queen.

2005_047_1320_4 copy.pdf
This is the fourth volume of five. Aldine edition. Contains the poems of renowned English poet Edmund Spenser, who lived in the 16th century. His best known work is the epic poem The Faerie Queen.

2005_047_1320_3 copy.pdf
This is the third volume of five. Aldine edition. Contains the poems of renowned English poet Edmund Spenser, who lived in the 16th century. His best known work is the epic poem The Faerie Queen.

2005_047_1320_2 copy.pdf
This is the second volume of five. Aldine edition. Contains the poems of renowned English poet Edmund Spenser, who lived in the 16th century. His best known work is the epic poem The Faerie Queen.

2005_047_1320_1 copy.pdf
This is the first volume of five. Aldine edition. Contains the poems of renowned English poet Edmund Spenser, who lived in the 16th century. Contains two of Edith Wharton's bookplates. Includes an illustration of Edmund Spenser. Many mold spots.

2005_047_1294 copy.pdf
Full dark blue morocco bound by English bookbinder Cobden-Sanderson at his book bindery, Doves Bindery. Gilt-ruled inner borders with leaf patterns at each corner. Contains Edith Wharton's bookplate. Has the inscription '3. F. 28', and 'first…

2005_047_1293_4 copy.pdf
This is the fourth book of a four-volume collection of English poet Percy Shelley's poetry. Harry Buxton Forman edited each edition. Bound in red half morocco dec. gilt. Contains two of Edith Wharton's bookplates and an illustration of a building.
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