The Letters of Ralph Waldo Emerson in Six Volumes edited by Ralph L. Rusk Volume Five 1856-1867 1st Edition 1939

Emerson, Ralph Waldo; Rusk, Ralph L. (ed)


Place Published: b&w frontispiece plate
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1939
Illustrator: b&w frontispiece plate
Size: 8vo

Volume 5 of the six volume set of Emerson’s Letters, edited by Ralph L. Rusk, this volume covering the years 1956-1967; b&w frontispiece shows a facsimile page of an 1861 letter to James Elliot Cabot; orange/red cloth boards with ‘RWE’ motif in gilt to front board, black title label and gilt titling to spine, top edge gilt; tiniest short closed tear lower edge of prelims, o.w. Very Good tight and clean throughout with no marks or flaws; presumed 1st Edition, with date (1939) at foot of title page, and ‘Copyright 1939’ to publication page, with no other dates shown (as consistent with Columbia University Press entry in Zempel).

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