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Democracy, Esther, Mont Saint Michel and Chartres, The Education of Henry Adams (First Printing)

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Library of America: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039456

ISBN: 0940450127

Condition: Like New


This Library of America volume includes the best-known works of Henry Adams, one of the most powerful and original minds to illuminate the American scene from the Civil War to World War I. Now brought together for the first time in a single volume, these works show the many formsfiction, poetry, philosophical and historical speculation, autobiographyin which Adams gave expression to his vision of the meaning of the unsettling changes in American life and values.Each of the two novels, Democracy and Esther, chooses a woman on whom to center the effects of social change. In Democracy, Madelein... View more info

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The Letters Of Henry Adams (1858-1891) Edited by Worthington Chauncey Ford (Vol. 1 Only)

By: Adams, Henry [1838 - 1918]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Kraus Reprint Company: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 052171

Condition: Very Good Condition


Slight spotting on back cover. Size: 8vo. vii + 552. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

The Education of Henry Adams

By: Henry Adams

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 060655

Condition: Like New


Part of The Franklin Library's The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Monochrome sketches by Pinkney. Bound in full brown leather, decorated and titled in gold. Hubbed spine, gilt page edges, brown silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Indexed, 530 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: Henry Adams

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1913

Seller ID: 061988

Condition: Very Good -


This book comes from the personal library of Morton H. Smith but does not have his personal library marking (neither does it contain his signature). Full refund if not satisfied.Burgundy cloth binding with gray paper cover, gilt lettering on spine. Gilt top edge. Uncut edges. Color frontispiece of Tree of Jesse Window at Chartres, protected by a tissue guard. 401 pp, including around 12 photographs and a few other architectural drawings, as well as an index. Cover shows some wear near edges. Previous owners' signature and sticker in front end-pages. Some light discoloration near spine towards ... View more info

Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: Henry Adams

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1978

Seller ID: 061806

Condition: Near Fine


Part of The Franklin Library's The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. A meditative reflection on medieval culture. Illustrated with drawings by Fonseca. Bound in full burgundy leather, decorated and titled in gold. Hubbed spine, gilt page edges, silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Indexed, 367 pp. Covers lightly rubbed in several spots. Owner's book plate and blind-stamp. Light foxing on a few pages. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info