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ESSAYS ~ First Series by Ralph Waldo Emerson - Hardcover - Third edition - 1903 - from Andre Strong Bookseller and Biblio.com

ESSAYS ~ First Series

by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Condition: Very Good


London: J. M. Dent and company/ Aldine House, 1903. Third edition. Hardcover. Very Good. vi, 288 pages. The Temple Classics series edited by Israel Gollancz. Third edition, September, 1903. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Top edge gilt. Condition of the book is very good; small booksellers label on front paste down from Flor & Fingel, Florence Italy, otherwise excellent, text is very clean, binding is tight. Essays RGR

American essayist, philosopher and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882) lead Transcendentalism in the early nineteenth century and greatly influenced the later New Thought movement. Summing up his work, Emerson said that his primary principle was "the infinitude of the private man", and advised to "make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you." His First Series collects together the following 12 essays: History, Self-Reliance, Compensation, Spiritual Laws, Love, Friendship, Prudence, Heroism, The Over-Soul, Circles, Intellect and Art.


  • Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 6947
  • Title: ESSAYS ~ First Series
  • Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Third edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: London: J. M. Dent and company/ Aldine House
  • Date published: 1903


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