"Martin Boyne looked down on the troop of first-class passengers struggling up the gangway, their faces all unconsciously lifted to his inspection": First edition of Edith Wharton's The Children

  • The Children.
  • The Children.

The Children.


Item Number: 92494

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1928.

First edition of Edith Wharton’s sophisticated satire. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with some wear to the extremities.

Written with all the subtleties of perception and technique of which Edith Wharton is a master, The Children gleams with unforgettable characters and firm satiric wit. "The Children is more than likely to prove the most popular novel Mrs. Wharton has ever penned" (The New York Times).

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