"TRUST THYSELF: EVERY HEART VIBRATES TO THAT IRON STRING": FIRST EDITION OF EMERSONS ESSAYS: SECOND SERIES
Essays: Second Series.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo.$1,750.00
Item Number: 3957
Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1844.
First edition, first printing. Octavo, original brown cloth. Benjamin Seaver’s copy, with his contemporary signature to the front free endpaper. Seaver was the thirteenth mayor of Boston, Massachusetts.
"Timeless, and without a trace of dating, these essays are as readable, and to a considerable extent as much read, today as a hundred years ago" (Grolier, 100 American 47).