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Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882) The Complete Works , Manuscript Edition; [and] Journals , Large Paper Edition

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
214
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882) The Complete Works, Manuscript Edition; [and] Journals, Large Paper Edition Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1903-1904 [and] Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1909-1912.
The two sets making up a total of twenty octavo volumes; the Works (twelve volumes) with an original manuscript leaf in Emerson's hand bound in volume one, set number fifty-six of a limited edition of 600, bound in uniform half green morocco, spines tooled in gilt, t.e.g., tooling identical to the accompanying eight volume set of Emerson's Journals, large paper copy, also number fifty-six of 600, bound in half brown morocco, all volumes in both sets 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in., occupying approximately three feet of shelf space. (20)
Estimate $1,000-1,500

The Journals is eight volumes only of ten, lacking volumes nine and ten.


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