1929 Nice RIVIERE Binding - ESSAYS (First and Second Series) by Ralph Waldo EMERSON.
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Author: Ralph Waldo EMERSON.
Title: ESSAYS (First and Second Series).
Language: Text in English.
Publisher: London: Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1929.
Size : 7 " X 5 ".
Pages: 538 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good, near fine full blue morocco binding with significant gilt tooling to spine and boards by RIVIERE & Son (signed on the bottom of the first blank) (hinges fine) under a removable protective mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, clean and tight - as shown, ex-libris of author Harriett - Harriett Ginnings who wrote "First Lady of India; the story of Indira Gandhi").
The book: Beautifully bound edition of Emerson's Essays. Emerson wrote most of his important essays as lectures first and then revised them for print. His first two collections of essays, Essays: First Series (1841) and Essays: Second Series (1844), represent the core of his thinking. They include the well-known essays "Self-Reliance", "The Over-Soul", "Circles", "The Poet", and "Experience." Together with "Nature", these essays made the decade from the mid-1830s to the mid-1840s Emerson's most fertile period.
The author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882), who went by his middle name Waldo, was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States.
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