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Edith Wharton, Ethan Frome, First Edition First Issue, 1911

$1,989.39

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Edith Wharton. Ethan Frome. Published by Charles Scribner & Sons, New York 1911. First edition. This is the novel that sealed Wharton's success as a novelist. Original red octavo cloth with gilt titles and top edge. With preliminary page and four pages of undated ads. In reference to the first issue of first printing, the word "wearily" is here printed unworn at the bottom of page 135. One of 2500 copies with gilt top edge. There were an additional 3500 copies with plain top edge and both appear with the word "wearily" both perfect and worn: This word became battered during the 6000-copy first print run.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 19.5 in. (49.53 cm)Width: 12.5 in. (31.75 cm)Depth: 2.5 in. (6.35 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1910-1919
  • Date of Manufacture
    1911
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Condition near fine in nice tight condition with very slight sun fading to spine.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2102316790712

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    $53.05 Express Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-6 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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