Essays: First and Second Series. Two Volumes in one. Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Essays: First and Second Series. Two Volumes in one.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1929. Reprint Edition. A Near Fine copy in maroon cloth binding in a Very Good plus dust jacket.with two shallow edge tears. Our most eloquent champion of individualism, Emerson acknowledges at the same time the countervailing pressures of society in American life. Even as he extols what he called "the great and crescive self," he dramatizes and records its vicissitudes. Here is a collection of his classic essays, including the exhortation to "Self-Reliance" and the embattled realizations of "Circles" and "Experience." Here, too, are his wide-ranging discourses on history, art, politics, nature, friendship, love, and much more. Item #26418

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