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The House of Mirth

The House of Mirth

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The House of Mirth

by Wharton, Edith; Illustrations By A. E. Wenzell

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About This Item

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. First Issue, with no ads at end, Scribner's seal at copyright page, lacking the rare dust jacket. Very Good, small opening at front gutter, toning at front gutter, spine a touch faded. Top edge gilt, [vi], 533 pp. Original red cloth with gilt lettering. Wharton's second novel, which brought her international acclaim. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Synopsis

The House of Mirth (1905), by Edith Wharton, is a novel about New York socialite Lily Bart attempting to secure a husband and a place in rich society. It is one of the first novels of manners in American literature.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
010200
Title
The House of Mirth
Author
Wharton, Edith; Illustrations By A. E. Wenzell
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1905
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9&f
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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Dale Steffey Books, ABAA

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Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Top Edge Gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the pages...
Gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Copyright page
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First Edition
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Jacket
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