"We can't behave like people in novels, though, can we?": First Edition of Edith Wharton's Pulitzer-Prize Winning Work Age of Innocence

  • The Age of Innocence.

The Age of Innocence.

Item Number: 3575

New York: D. Appleton, 1920.

First edition of the author’s Pulitzer-Prize winning novel. Octavo, original red cloth. A very good copy with some light wear to the spine. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A nice example.

"There are only three or four American novelists who can be thought of as major," noted Gore Vidal, "and Edith Wharton is one." Listed on Modern Library's 100 greatest novels of the twentieth century.