19. EMERSON, Ralph Waldo. (1803-1882)
Essays. Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1841. 2 vols. 8vo. Original dark brown and purple cloth, decoratively blind stamped on boards, gilt and blind stamped spines, housed in slipcase. Condition : First volume neatly rebacked with original spine laid down, second a bit faded with library bookplate in front pastedown.
first edition , first and second series.
est. $700 – £1000