Author:Arvin, Newton (Ed, Intro)

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The Selected Letters Of Henry Adams - The Great Letters Series

By: Arvin, Newton (Ed, Intro)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar Straus and Young: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13729

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


279 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Gray boards with bright gilt lettering. Soft bump to top spine tip. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has light shelf rub at edges. Tiny closed tears at top spine tip. Now in protective sleeve. Despite his denials, Henry Adams was one of the best educated figures of his time, the great post Civil War period of American expansion. Historian, editor, world traveler, distinguished family, he was in a unique position to observe his world, and to record it in his own vivacious and charming way. View more info