DOVES PRESS; EMERSON, R. W.

Essays By Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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93210
Essays By Ralph Waldo Emerson.
With Preface by Thomas Carlyle. Printed from the first English edition by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson and Emery Walker at The Doves Press and finished January 5, 1906. The poems marked with an asterisk have been added from subsequent editions.
Hammersmith, Doves Press, 1906.
£1,800
Twelve Essays entitled: I. History II. Self-Reliance III. Compensation IV. Spiritual Laws V. Love VI. Friendship VII. Prudence VIII. Heroism IX. The Over-Soul X. Circles XI. Intellect XII. Art.

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Limited edition, 8vo., one of 300 copies on paper, out of a total edition of 325, slight foxing in places, publisher's limp vellum by the Doves Bindery (stamped so on rear endpaper), gilt lettered title on spine, very occasional faint spotting otherwise near fine. The copy of Ramsey MacDonald, with original purchase receipt of the Doves Press made out to MacDonald (2 copies, one of which is receipted), preserved together in a recent but splendid morocco solander box by 'S. Conway, Bookbinder, Halifax' (their trade label affixed inside) comprising black spine, tan boards onlaid with a geometric pattern of black and beige squares to the upper cover and a small sequence to the lower one, in excellent condition.

Bibliography

Ransom 251, 9; Tomkinson 55, 9.   Stock ID: 93210

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