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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_1506 copy.pdf
This copy is signed in the front: Colette Clark, Saltwood. This is the first English edition. This is a collection of 8 short stories many talking about the human condition and New York City society in the late 19th century.

2005_047_1509 copy.pdf
This is the first English edition. Ramsden, in his notes, explains that this English language copy is a reproduction of the U.S. sheets. Under the author's credit, she is explained as "Author of "The Reef," "Summer," "The Marne" and "The House of…

2005_047_1538 copy.pdf
Second edition with additional chapters, Rev. W.A. Wigram is the author of "The History of the Assyrian Church" and Sir Edgar is the author of "Northern Spain", Sir Edgar created the illustrations for the book. An essay on life in Kurdistan from the…

2005_047_1536 copy.pdf
Author is listed only as "Author of 'Lady Windermere's Fan'". One edition out of 1,000 (but is not numbered). Cover is blank except for the engraved leaves on the sides. Leather cover. Pencil marking on page 2. Little mold spots on page 3.

2005_047_1476 copy.pdf
A realist novel dealing with issues of social justice from the legendary science fiction author.

2005_047_1534 copy.pdf
No title on cover/no title page. Inscription of previous owner on page 3. Pages a little worn and with some spots of mold. A dedication to Robert Earl of Lytton on page 4. Stamp of copyright on page 5. Stamp of printer's (an elaborate ship) logo on…

2005_047_1508 copy.pdf
Edith Wharton's signature is present before the title page. This is the first English edition. This novella is about the aftereffects of the French battles during World War I along the Marne River through the viewpoint of an American boy, Troy…

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_1548 copy.pdf
The Wild Swans at Coole is a lyrical poem written by William Butler Yeats, which focuses on the beauty of nature and the symbol of the swan. No notable marks, tears, or folds.

2005_047_0646.pdf
This book follows the biography, in memoir form, of William Hickey. He accounts for life in London in the late 18th century. He is from a very well-off family and he exploits that at different times throughout his life.
The book is edited by Alfred…

2005_047_0639.pdf
Volume 1 (of 2)

This book is full of not entirely factual and sometimes ironic travel reports about key city centers in Europe. Heine brings the world to people who were unable to or did not want to travel. He goes through the cities of Göttingen,…

2005_047_0604.pdf
This book contains a compilation of many different genres including poetry pertaining to rhythms in the English language.

This book is the first of two volumes.

The title page contains the title and the author's full name, Edwin Guest Esq.…

2005_047_0586.pdf
Contains signature that reads: "Edith Wharton"; fourth imprint

2005_047_0585_2.pdf
Contains author's ALS inlaid on flyleaf to Wharton; volume II of II
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