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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Bound in marbled boards with a note from the publisher included: "With the author's compliments." The note is pro forma, but the words "the author's" have been handwritten in pencil. Lubbock's only novel, which Wharton privately criticized in a…

A memoir recounting Lubbock's childhood days at Earlham Hall, the home of his maternal grandparents in Norfolk. The book was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1922.

The volume includes a handwritten note from the publisher, Jonathan…

2005_047_1517 copy.pdf
This book is signed by Edith Wharton. There are some stains on the pages.Ramsden notes that an Autograph Letter Signed from Percy Lubbock appears laid in; however, that document is now missing. According to Ramsden, the text of the ALS reads as…

Calderon was an English writer and translator with whom Lubbock was friendly. He was killed at the Battle of Gallipoli, in 1915.

With inscription: "Sent by request of the author" found on the publisher's compliments slip, which is attached to the fly. A postcard advertisement listing works published by George Routledge and Sons appears tipped in.

One penciled marking has…
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