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_1222 copy.pdf
Slight marks and stains noticeable on title page.

This book is a first edition. The covering material appears to be made of blue velvet cloth, and there is apparent water damage to the middle and lower right corner of the cover material. The book appears to have boards made of cardboard, and is…

This book is a first edition. Paper appears to be woven, and there is visible mold damage to the recto side of the title page.

"Little Essays" dating from the era of the First World War. First edition. Some evidence of water damage.

First edition. The front cover is in good condition, but there is visible wear. Fully bound in velvet cloth. There is visible wear to the book’s cloth binding, this could be due to water damage. Wood pulp pages showing some evidence of deterioration,…
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