• Fine Printed Books and Manuscr auction at Christies

    Sale 2227

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 42

    EMERSON, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882). Works. -- Journals. Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1903-1909.

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    EMERSON, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882). Works. -- Journals. Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1903-1909.

    22 volumes, 8o. Photogravure illustrations. Full blue morocco gilt, spines gilt in six compartments, gilt-lettered in two, others with overall gilt design, top edges gilt, red morocco doublures, red watered silk linings (very minor rubbing to joints).

    LIMITED EDITION, number 570 of 600 sets of the Large Paper "Autograph Centenary Edition, with one leaf of an AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT by Emerson tipped in to the first volume, containing a list of notes including short quotations and mentioning the name of the poet Ellen Hooper (1812-1848). A FINE SET. (22)


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