[EMERSON, RALPH WALDO]. Nature. Boston: James Munroe & Co., 1836. 12mo, original blue cloth, title stamped in gilt on upper cover, within ornamental frame stamped in blind, plain spine and endpapers, spine a little faded, title written in old hand on spine; scattered light foxing; quarter morocco folding case. FIRST EDITION, of Emerson's first book, inscribed and signed by Emerson's wife: "Miss Rebecca Baldwin With the regards of Lidian Emerson Concord, July. 1841." BAL frame B and cloth G, no priority.
Henry Baldwin, bookplate; Henry Andrews Ingraham, bookplate.