Edith Wharton Here and Beyond
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Edith Wharton

Here and Beyond

Appleton 1926
First Edition

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Appleton & Company, NY, 1926. TRUE FIRST EDITION. Very Good.8vo.[i-vi] 1-324 [325]-[326] pp. Hard Cover, no dust jacket. Dark blue moire cloth with gilt lettering and designs on spine and front board. First Printing, First State. Issue points: "(1)" below last line of text on page [325]. References: Garrison A39.I.a.1 Gilt on spine is just slightly dulled, but still very legible. Owner's name on front endpaper. Spine lightly rolled, there are a couple of spots of soiling on the spine. Tight and clean internally. *** Edith Wharton (1862 - 1937), was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist and short story writer. She grew up in upper-class pre-WWI society and many of her stories critique this culture, using subtle irony. Here and Beyond was written in 1926 and includes ghost stories, social dramas. and character studies set in Brittany, New England, and Morocco.