Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin And Company, 1883. Hardcover. Very good+ hardcover copies of "The Works Of Ralph Waldo Emerson In Fourteen Volumes, With A General Index And A Memoir By James Elliot Cabot" with steel portraits and etchings as frontispieces. Standard Library Edition. Actual date likely 1888 as one volume lists that as the most recent copyright; all others list 1883. Volumes include Volume I- Nature, Addresses, And Lectures; Volumes II & III- Essays; Volume IV- Representative Men; Volume V- English Traits; Volume VI- Conduct Of Life; Volume VII- Society And Solitude; Volume VIII- Letters And Social Aims; Volume IX- Poems; Volume X- Lectures And Biographical Sketches; Volume XI- Miscellanies; Volume XII- Natural History Of Intellect; Volumes XIII & XIV- Memoir by Cabot. Maroon cloth boards with brown leather title labels and gilt lettering. Top edges gilt. Some rubbing to spine ends. A few bumped corners. Slight rubbing to title labels. Volume 1 has two blind debossed original owner stamps, not in any other volumes. Memoirs volumes (13 & 14) have some cracking to the hinges still holding; all other hinges completely tight. Pages clean, frontispieces protected by onionskin sheets, fully indexed, six appendices in second volume of Memoirs (14). Enjoy this wonderful collection of writing from the preeminent American realist! Very good. Item #5605
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