“She had no tolerance for scenes which were not of her own making": First edition of Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905.
First edition, first issue with the Scribner’s seal to the copyright page of the novel that brought Wharton international success. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine and front panel, top edge gilt, frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrated with eight plates by A.B. Wenzell. In near fine condition, contemporary name to the front free endpaper. A sharp example.
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