"TRUST THYSELF: EVERY HEART VIBRATES TO THAT IRON STRING": FIRST EDITION OF EMERSON’S ESSAYS: SECOND SERIES

  • Essays: Second Series.

Essays: Second Series.

$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).

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