Author:Wharton, Edith; Mainwaring, Marion


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By: Wharton, Edith; Mainwaring, Marion

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199854

ISBN: 0670852198

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