EMERSON, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882). Works. Cambridge, MA: The Riverside Press, 1903.
18 (of 22) volumes, 8vo. Numerous photogravures. (A few gatherings sprung.) Green morocco gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut, red morocco doublures gilt, red watered silk endpapers (spines sunned).
LIMITED EDITION, number 367 of 600 copies of the "Autograph Centenary Edition."
[Bound into volume one:] EMERSON. 1 1/2 page holograph manuscript, comprising 26 lines from his early lecture, "The Doctrine of the Hands" (ca 1837-1838).
[Tipped in to volume one:] EMERSON. Autograph letter signed ("R. W. Emerson"), to Dr. Thomas Palmer. Concord New Hampshire, 16 October 1880. Emerson thanks Palmer for sending him fifty-five dollars toward payment on a loan made by Charles Lane to Palmer's father.
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