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Ethan Frome and Summer

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Borders: 2003

Seller ID: 2260357

ISBN: 1587260921

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Two complete novels by a celebrated writer of the early 20th Century. View more info

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Italian Villas and Their Gardens

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $400.00

Publisher: The Century Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 2199395

Condition: Near Fine


1920 printing. Base of front board a bit scuffed, ink name and modern owner bookplate on front endpaper, small Brentano's bookseller plate on rear endpaper. 1904 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 270 pp. 4to. Color and black-and-white illustrations by Maxfield Parrish throughout, as well as black-and-white photographs. A tour of Italy with a focus on the architecture of villas and their garden landscaping, by the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, etc. Both the author and the illustrator traveled to Ita... View more info

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The House of Mirth

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283787

Condition: Near Fine


First edition (no ads following text). Tabard Inn Library bookplate and pencil name on front endpapers. 1905 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 532 pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles and top edge. The popular second novel by the author who later became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize (1921). Originally serialized in Scribner's Magazine, its success was described by Charles Scribner as 'the most rapid sale of any book ever published by Scribner' (Benstock, A Critical History of The House of Mirth). This catapulted Wharton's career as a writer, and her works influen... View more info

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The Fruit of the Tree

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283820

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, spine very slightly cocked, hinges starting. 1907 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 633 pp. Illustrated by Alonzo Kimball. Originally published in 1907, this little known novel by the author of The Age of Innocence and Ethan Frome was considered controversial for its frank treatment of labor and industrial conditions, drug addiction, mercy killing, divorce, and second marriages. John Amherst, an idealistic middle manager in a New England textile mill, is committed to improving the deplorable working conditions of the laborers in his charge. But... View more info

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The Children

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283832

Condition: Very Good


First edition. (Stated, with 1 on final text page.) No jacket, light smudges on top page ridge. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 346 pp. The Children is a comic, bittersweet novel about the misadventures of a bachelor and a band of precocious children. The seven Wheater children, stepbrothers and stepsisters grown weary of being shuttled from parent to parent are eager for their parents' latest reconciliation to last. A chance meeting between the children and the solitary 46-year old Martin Boyne leads to a series of unforgettable encounters. View more info

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The Fruit of the Tree

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286801

Condition: Good


First edition. A few faint stains on front board, rear hinge starting. 1907 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 633 pp. Illustrated by Alonzo Kimball. Originally published in 1907, this little known novel by the author of The Age of Innocence and Ethan Frome was considered controversial for its frank treatment of labor and industrial conditions, drug addiction, mercy killing, divorce, and second marriages. John Amherst, an idealistic middle manager in a New England textile mill, is committed to improving the deplorable working conditions of the laborers in his charge. But... View more info

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The Fruit of the Tree

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286941

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards lightly soiled. 1907 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 633, [7] pp. 8vo. Illustrated by Alonzo Kimball. Originally published in 1907, this little known novel by the author of The Age of Innocence and Ethan Frome was considered controversial for its frank treatment of labor and industrial conditions, drug addiction, mercy killing, divorce, and second marriages. John Amherst, an idealistic middle manager in a New England textile mill, is committed to improving the deplorable working conditions of the laborers in his charge. But upper management, whos... View more info

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The House of Mirth

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286942

Condition: Good


First edition (no ads following text). Spine faded, top margin of last few pages lightly stained, boards lightly soiled, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1905 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 532, [6] pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles and top edge. The popular second novel by the author who later became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize (1921). Originally serialized in Scribner's Magazine, its success was described by Charles Scribner as 'the most rapid sale of any book ever published by Scribner' (Benstock, A Critical History of The House of Mirth). This catapul... View more info

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Buccaneers

By: Wharton, Edith; Mainwaring, Marion

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199854

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1993 Hard Cover. 406 pp. 8vo. Aided by the gifted Mainwaring, Wharton delivers a posthumous gift to both the high and the low of brow with this novel, which was left unfinished at her death in 1937 and published in its incomplete state a year later. While filled with glamorous, class-obsessed characters and plot lines that Krantz and Sheldon might envy, it is a work of beauty--a grandly executed, full-scale counterpart to Wharton's classic story Roman Fever. Here, a Mrs. St. George, a matron of the 1870s whose husband has means but no social standing, schemes to advance her dau... View more info

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The House of Mirth (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Wharton, Edith; Mizener, Arthur

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281097

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly foxed. 1981 Full-Leather. x, [4], 294, [2] pp. Tall 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A literary sensation when it was published by Scribners in 1905, The House of Mirth quickly established Edith Wharton as the most important American woman of letters in the twentieth century. The first American novel to provide a devastatingly accurate portrait of New York's aristocracy, it is the story of the beautiful and beguiling Lily Bart and her ill-fated attempt to rise to the heights of a heartless soc... View more info

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Woollcott's Second Reader

By: Woollcott, Alexander; Nai-An, Shih; Wharton, Edith; Eckstein, Gustav; Beerbohm, Max; Lawrence, D.H.; Cather, Willa; Maugham, Somerset W.; Pottle, Frederick A.; Grahame, Kenneth; Austin, William; Halper, Albert; Parker, Dorothy; Hemingway, Ernest...

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200865

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine in fair jacket. Jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from corners, jacket spine stained. 1937 Hard Cover. x, 1056 pp. 8vo. Contributions by twenty-one authors, including eight complete books, four essays, a ghost story, a mystery, a study in murder, a biography, six unusual short stories, and nineteen original pieces by Alexander Woollcott. CONTENTS: Foreword; Preface to 'All Men are Brothers'; Lady's Maid's Bell; Joe; A Christmas Garland; Portrait of M.M.; Two Friends; Cakes and Ale: or the Skeleton in the Cupboard; Boswell and the Girl from Botany Bay; Golden Age; Pet... View more info