Keyword:RALPH WALDO EMERSON ESSAYS LITERATURE

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Literary Values and Other Papers

By: Burroughs, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294310

Condition: Near Fine


First edition (BAL 2172). Ink name on front endpaper. 1902 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 264, [4] pp. Original dark olive cloth spine over olive cloth boards, gilt and green titles, top edge gilt. A collection of essays concerned with literature, including discussion of Henry David Thoreau, Gilbert White, Ralph Waldo Emerson, literary style, books, etc. John Burroughs was an influential naturalist in the 19th and early 20th century, particularly in his advocacy of environmental conservation, and is perhaps only overshadowed as a nature essayist by Henry David Thorea... View more info

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Essays, in Two Volumes: First Series; Second Series

By: Emerson, R.W. [Ralph Waldo]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thompson & Thomas:

Seller ID: 2280902

Condition: Good


Both volumes lack jackets, no publication date, spine of both volumes lightly toned, top corner of front board of volume two lightly bumped, light surface tear to front endpaper of volume one, pages of both volumes lightly toned. We have more books available by this author!. 304; 315 pp. Two volume set. First Series CONTENTS: History; Self-Reliance; Compensation; Spiritual Laws; Love; Friendship; Prudence; Heroism; The Over-Soul; Circles. Second Series CONTENTS: Intellect; Art; The Poet; Experience; Character; Manners; Gifts; Nature; Politics; Nominalist and Realist; New England Reformers; Lec... View more info

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Essays & Lectures: Nature; Addresses, and Lectures; Essays: First and Second Series; Representative Men; English Traits; The Conduct of Life (The Library of America 15)

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1983

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2273271

ISBN: 0940450151

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Spine a bit faded. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1150 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of five works by the American philosopher, poet, and member of the Transcendentalists, with a chronology and notes following text. Includes: Nature; Addresses, and Lectures; Essays: First and Second Series; Representative Men; English Traits; The Conduct of Life. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is to keep classic works of American liter... View more info

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Letters and Social Aims

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company: 1876

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291938

Condition: Very Good


1876 Osgood reprint. Boards rubbed & lightly soiled. We have more books available by this author!. 314 pp. 8vo. A collection of essays by the 19th century Transcendentalist author and champion of individualism. CONTENTS: Poetry and Imagination; Social Aims; Eloquence; Resources; The Comic; Quotation and Originality; Progress of Culture; Persian Poetry; Inspiration; Greatness; Immortality. Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American lecturer, essayist, and poet, best remembered for leading the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champio... View more info

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The Works of Michel de Montaigne, with Notes, Life and Letters, Complete in Ten Volumes: An Essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson; Essays of Montaigne (9 Volumes); Life and Letters of Montaigne with Notes and Index (Emerson Edition)

By: Montaigne, Michel De; Cotton, Charles; Hazlett, William Carew; Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Edwin C. Hill: 1910

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2289608

Condition: Very Good


Limited 'Emerson Edition,' #351 of 1050 copies. Spines toned. 1910 Hard Cover. Complete in ten volumes. Beige cloth spines over blue paper covered boards, paper spine labels. 8vo. An English translation of Montaigne's essays by Charles Cotton, with his life letters, notes, an index, and an essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Revised by William Carew Hazlett. Includes tinted gravure plates, and additional frontispieces and titles for this edition. Essays is the title of a book written by Michel de Montaigne that was first published in 1580. Montaigne essentially invented the literary form of essay, a... View more info

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Self-Reliance: The Wisdom of Ralph Waldo Emerson as Inspiration for Daily Living

By: Whelan, Richard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Bell Tower: 1991

Seller ID: 2273430

ISBN: 051758512X

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name and date on half-title page. 1991 Trade Paperback. 207 pp. A finely honed abridgment of Emerson's principal essays with an introduction that clarifies the essence of Emerson's ideas and establishes their relevance to our own troubled era. This is the first truly accessible edition of Emerson's work, revealing him to be one of America's wisest teachers. View more info

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Emerson Year Book: Selections for Every Day in the Year from the Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

By: [Emerson, Ralph Waldo]; A.R.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Company: 1901

Seller ID: 2273752

Condition: Very Good


Page ridges and endpapers lightly foxed. 1901 Small Hard Cover. 157 pp. Selections for every day in the year from the essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson. View more info