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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_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_1249.pdf
Translated from German to French by Par L. de Sampigny. With a forward by Hugues Imbert. Binding described as “full grey cloth, morocco label” (Ramsden).

2005_047_0660_1.pdf
This book follows the story of "The Odyssey". This story is a German translation of the ancient Greek epic poem which follows Odysseus's 10-year struggle to return home after the Trojan War.

Volume 2 (of 2)

On the first page, there is the…

2005_047_0660.pdf
This book follows the story of "The Iliad". This story is a German translation of the ancient Greek epic poem which follows the story of Paris, the son of the king of Troy during the Trojan War trying to take back the kidnapped woman,…

2005_047_0659.pdf
This book is a French translation of Homer's well-renown ancient Greek epic poem which is a sequel to "The Iliad". This poem follows the story of Odysseus's 10-year struggle to return home after the Trojan War.

The title page states the author's…

2005_047_0658.pdf
This book is an English prose translation of Homer's well-renown ancient Greek epic poem which is a sequel to "The Iliad". This poem follows the story of Odysseus's 10-year struggle to return home after the Trojan War.

This is the 3rd revised…

2005_047_0656.pdf
"Tragödie von Sophokles"

This book follows Hofmannsthal's adaptation of Sophocles's "Oedipus Rex". It would be incorrect to call this a translation because Hofmannsthal takes it upon himself to omit entirely or sketch out differently the chorus'…

2005_047_0645.pdf
"A New English Version, Edited With Copious Notes and Appendices, Illustrating the History and Geography of Herodotus, From the Most Recent Sources of Information; And Embodying the Chief Results, Historical and Ethnographical, with have been…

2005_047_0643.pdf
"Nach Spanischen Romanzen"

Herder translated this story from the original Iberian and he succeeded because it was very thoroughly traditional in its form and style of translation.

This book follows the story of Rodrigo Diaz "El Cid" and his…

2005_047_0638.pdf
This book follows the life story of Saint Bridget. Von Heidenstam goes into her story and paints a beautiful picture of her journey and striving towards sainthood.

The book contains a note on the top of the title page: '16.II.22 F.B.' Ramsden…

2005_047_0615.pdf
Translated from the original Danish (into German) by Al. Michelsen.

The English translation of the title is "Oldest Christian Epic of the Anglo-Saxons, Germans, and Northerners."

With an inscription on the fly that reads: "E.N.J. from Emelyn,…

2005_047_0605_2.pdf
“and Those of Eye-Witnesses of His Life"

Volume 2 (of 2), published in 1869, bound in a red material.

This book follows the story and interpretation of Lord Byron's life through the eyes of Guiccioli and many other accounts of his life. It goes…

2005_047_0605_1.pdf
"And Those of Eye-Witnesses of His Life"

Volume 1 (of 2), published in 1869, bound in a red material.

This book follows the story and interpretation of Lord Byron's life through the eyes of Guiccioli and many other accounts of his life. It…

2005_047_0600_3.pdf
This is the third of three volumes of the German translated Greek Tragedies by Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff.

The cover is a light brown-tan color; ornately decorated in a dark red-brown Greek foliage surrounding the title and translator's…

2005_047_0600_2.pdf
This is the second of three volumes of the German translated Greek Tragedies by Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff.

A chorus from the Oresteia is marked but it is uncertain as to who this is from.

The cover is a light brown-tan color;…
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