By Ralph Waldo Emerson
London   John Chapman
8" by 5" [5], vi, [5], 6-190, [2pp]
The first edition of the second essay collection by the noted philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson, in the original publisher's binding.
By Ralph Waldo Emerson

1844 Essays. Second Series

London   John Chapman
8" by 5" [5], vi, [5], 6-190, [2pp]
The first edition of the second essay collection by the noted philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson, in the original publisher's binding.
£1,400.00
: 0.5kgs / : 704P26

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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding

The first edition of this work. A collection of the essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson, containing nine essays in total, including 'The Poet', 'Experience', and 'Politics'. Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist and philosopher, the leader of the transcendentalist movement during the mid nineteenth century. Bookplate to the front pastedown, 'Mr J. W. Pewtrels, .... Cottage'. Two pages of publisher's adverts to the rear.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Cracks to the rear joint. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities, with a small amount of loss to the head and tail of the spine. Minor marks to the boards and spine. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and generally clean with the odd spot.

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