The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiography.

First Edition of Henry Adams' The Education of Henry Adams: an Autobiography

The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiography.

ADAMS, Henry.


Item Number: 119824

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1918.

First edition of this Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, with the date of 1918 to the title page. Octavo, original cloth, gilt topstain. In near fine condition. First printings are scarce, especially in this condition.

"I cannot remember when I was not fascinated by Henry Adams," said Gore Vidal. "He was remarkably prescient about the coming horrors." His political ideals shaped by two presidential ancestors great-grandfather John Adams and grandfather John Quincy Adams?Henry Adams was one of the most powerful and original minds to confront the American scene from the Civil War to the First World War. It was selected by The Modern Library as one of the 100 greatest nonfiction books of the twentieth century.

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