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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_1423_2 copy.pdf
Second volume of two. Red cover framed by a black pattern. Contains Edith Wharton's bookplate and the handwritten label '10. A. 16'. Includes a rotogravure of the author. This book is a compilation of essays, addresses, and reviews on various…

2005_047_1423_1 copy.pdf
First volume of two. Red cover framed by a black pattern. Contains Edith Wharton's bookplate and the handwritten label '10. A. 15'. Includes an etching of the author. This book is a compilation of essays, addresses, and reviews on various scientific…

2005_047_1340 copy.pdf
This is a collection of essays on Italian popular comedy.

2005_047_1337_28 copy.pdf
Contains Edith Wharton's bookplate and the handwritten label '22.18'. This is a collection of essays, including literary criticism and scientific research papers.

2005_047_1337_27 copy.pdf
Contains Edith Wharton's bookplate and the handwritten label '22.27'. This book is a compilation of ten essays: Preface, by Way of Criticism, Victor Hugo’s Romances, Some Aspects of Robert Burns, Walt Whitman, Henry David Thoroau: His Character and…

2005_047_1337_25 copy.pdf
This is a collection of essays, written on a variety of subjects from youth to intercourse. Contains Edith Wharton's bookplate and the handwritten numbers '22.16'.

2005_047_1247_2 copy.pdf
This text is Volume III of IV. The sheet on the title page is ripped in the upper right corner. The text is heavily marked, with markings on pages 297-303, 305, 306, 311-316, 319-323, 325, 326, 328, 341, 390, 391, 393-396, 400, 401, 403, 405,…

2005_047_1247_1 copy.pdf
The title page is heavily creased. This text is Volume I of the original four. Bound in publisher's cloth.

2005_047_1229.pdf
"Little Essays" dating from the era of the First World War. First edition. Some evidence of water damage.

2005_047_1150 copy.pdf
Wharton's bookplate included on pastedown.
Book seller's mark ("39") in pencil on page 1.
Markings in Edith Warton's hand appear on pages: 21, 26, 27, 33, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 86, 95, 96, 97, 105, 106, 121, 125.
Note on euphony on page 49.…

2005_047_1228.pdf
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,…

2005_047_1088.pdf
One volume from a nine-volume collection titled Works, which are from anonymously published articles in The Guardian.  Inscribed, “To Mrs. Wharton with every good wish from A.F. de Navaro, 10 September 1901.”  Very light ware, with unopened…

2005_047_1085.pdf
“Prepared for the press by Charles L. Shadwell” and signed by Edith Wharton.

2005_047_0977_1.pdf
Bound in quarter red morocco leather with marbled boards and endpapers, gilt ruling on the cover, and gilt decorations on the spine. Revised edition, with Introduction and Notes by M. Motheau and D. Jouaust.

7 volumes total in the set; markings…

2005_047_0894.pdf
Contains the inscription, "Edith Wharton from Logan Pearsall Smith Xmas 1931." Logan Smith edited the collection and selected the essays in it.

Some sections have been marked in pencil: see the chapter on Strindberg, pp. 261 and 265.
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