Compensation and Other Essays (Heroism) by Ralph Waldo Emerson, published by Dodge Publishing Co., New York, c1900. First Edition.
Suede leather binding. Dimensions : 155mm x 120mm x 10mm. Weight : 0.100kg net. Condition : Fair.
Compensation and Other Essays (Heroism) by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Published in New York by Dodge Publishing Company at 220 East Twenty-Third Street. c1900. No details of Printer. First Edition.
16mo, 70 coarse heavy duty rough cut numbered pages. Gilt to top edge, rough cut fore-edge and lower edge.
Dimensions : 155mm x 120mm x 10mm.
Condition/Notes : The front suede leather cover is in fair condition with wear to edges. Along the spine is peeling. Title in gilt decorated panel with "Compensation". The suede is very delicate. The back suede cover is similar with a curling lh edge and wear to the spine edge. The spine is bare, the suede worn away to the base. The front gilt paste-down is peeling away from the suede in places. Facing gilt e/p is blank gilt with a reflective pattern. Verso blank off-white. Facing pp blank off-white with red ink handscript L. Stanway. Title page follows with red decoration and details. No publishing date and no printing details. c1900. Verso, Compensation commences p3 to p45. Heroism follows (Paradise is under the shadow of swords - Mahomet) p47 to p70. Blank pp and e/p follow with gilt backing to e/p and gilt paste-down which is attached to suede back. The pages are clean and undamaged with light toning to edges. Binding tight. An interesting collectible volume.