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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"A Guide for Amateurs," published through the Country Life library series. With numerous illustrations and photographs.

The volume has been marked in several places by Wharton, who has also added an annotation ("June") to p. 30.

2005_047_1173 copy.pdf
8th ed. Note at the top of the second page (possible bookseller's mark): “10. C. 10.” Illustration / frontispiece in black and white, showing a rustic home with vegetation surrounding it. The caption to the illustration reads, “An ideal winter home…

2005_047_1172 copy.pdf
3rd ed. With illustrations by Alfred Parsons, including a frontispiece by him (black and white painting of a natural garden, with Parsons’s signature on the bottom right corner of the illustration along with the date “1880”). The caption to the…
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