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2005_047_1507 copy.pdf
This edition is signed and dated " W. from E. August 1917". This is Edith Wharton signing the book to Walter Berry. Wharton's credentials under the author title, "author of "The Reef" "The House of Mirth" Etc". Ramsden mentions there could be many…

2005_047_1504 copy.pdf
This edition is a part of the 3rd printing cycle. Edith Wharton herself signed this copy. On the signature page, there are age spots and discolorations towards the top of the page. A novel about Undine Spragg ascending from the country to the…

Features the initials "E.N.J."

Intro by Edith Wharton; contains inscription that reads, "To Edith Wharton from W.A.G. ceaselessly grateful. 7.11.23."

Translating done by D.F. Tait and F.S. Flint; contains Berenson's book-label, i.e. "(Ex Libris Bernardi et Mariae Berenson)"; features inscription from Bernard Berenson that reads: "Edith Wharton ex-"; bibliography contains markings on multiple…

Contains an inscription that reads: "To E.W. from W.M.F. Xtmas 1916"

"From the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth"; 12 total volumes; contains George F. Jones' signature in Volume I that reads: "George F. Jones Christmas 1872. M.S.R."; (M.S.R. is Mary Stevens Rhinelander, Jones' mother-in-law); bound in gilded,…

Features an inscription that reads: "To Mrs. Wharton Clyde Fitch Paris. 1908." Wharton describes how she was coerced into working with Fitch for the dramatization of The House of Mirth in her autobiography A Backward Glance. George Ramsden, in his…

Part of the English Men of Letters Series

Compiled and organized by Nathan Sheppard. Features inscription from Charles Scribner that reads, "For the George Eliot of her time. C.S. Aug. 17. 08." Contains marks on the essays "Woman in France: Madame de Sablé" and "The Influence of…

Contains an inlaid author's card

Edited by Rev. B Webb & Rev. J. M. Neale. Bound in blue cloth with gilt decoration. Much damage from water and dampstain.
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