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The Education of Henry Adams (Modern Library #76.2)

By: ADAMS, Henry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1962]

Stock No.: 82687

Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket


A Modern Library edition of this autobiography by the grandson of John Quincy Adams and great-grandson of John Adams. First published privately in 1907, it became a highly-praised success upon its publication for a wider audience in 1918. With an introduction by James Truslow Adams. Indexed. In orange jacket with image of Adams on cover. --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks / green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 408 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1962 (though 1946 date appears in book). ML #76.2. --... View more info

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Letters of Henry Adams 1858-1891: Limited First Edition (Volume I only)

By: ADAMS, Henry; FORD, Worthington Chauncey (editor)

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78703

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


First Edition. Grandson of John Quincy Adams and great-grandson of John Adams, Henry Adams (1838-1918) was a historian, author and consummate Washington, D.C. insider. This grouping of his letters covers the early years, and was originally published as part of a two-volume set. Edited, and with introductory note, by Worthington Chauncey Ford. --- This edition is one of 325 copies of the First Edition bound with uncut edges. In full red-orange cloth-covered boards w/titling on paper spine label. --- With tears to paper at front gutter, exposing the mull and with a little warping to boards; but ... View more info