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_1478 copy.pdf
A non-fiction book looking at William Shakespeare (Ramsden has "William Shakespere") through the lens of Elizabethan literature. This book includes Barrett Wendell's accreditations and the inscription of "To Mrs. Wharton with the cordial regard of…

2005_047_1539 copy.pdf
Reprint, blurbs from Bridges and Keats. Dover's perspective on Shakespeare's life.

2005_047_1282 copy.pdf
Eleventh edition. Dent's pocket edition. Cover's corners have worn through the cloth binding. Cover has the golden image of a bird with a scepter above a crest with an arrow. Includes the photograph of G. F. Watt's Love Triumphs. Many sonnets, lines,…

2005_047_1281 copy.pdf
Edited by William J. Rolfe. Contains engravings. Includes two of EW's bookplates. Signed and dated, 'Edith Jones Oct. 1878'. Passages marked on pages 69 and 96. 

2005_047_1280_1 copy.pdf
The first of seven volumes. Includes a portrait of Shakespeare that is dated to 1783. Many passages are ticked, with one annotation on Vol. VI, p.472. Quarter red morocco gilt. In Ramsden's Edith Wharton's Library, he notes the anecdote:On one of her…

2005_047_1151 copy.pdf
Text is printed on high quality woven paper.
Book is from biographical series titled English Men of Letters.
There are marked passages in text.

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 collection of poetry about many different experiences of Henley's own life. This is edition was part of the 10th and final round of printings.

On the glued endpaper, there is a bookplate from Sainte-Claire-du-Chateau Hyeres, it is…

This book follows the story and life of Shakespeare through study of the characters of his plays. Harries goes through many of his plays and chooses certain characters to analyze.

The cover of this book is a dark charcoal-black material and the…

Eighth edition; features author's inscription that reads: "à Edith Wharton, qui est l'intelligence et la culture faites femme, au grand écrivain et à la délicieuse amie, affectueux souvenir, Louis Gillet."; bound in blue morocco [quarter]

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