"Emerson's Works" and More Nonfiction Books with Brass Mounted Walnut Book Rack
|Title and Author/Editor||Webster’s New Collegiate Dictionary, Emerson’s Works Volumes I-IV (Ralph Waldo Emerson), Popular Studies of Ancient Peoples (ed. Seymour Eaton)|
|Genre||Dictionaries and Encyclopedia, Literary and Classic, Essays, Treatises and Speeches, History|
|Binding||Half leather with marbled boards, Embossed leather|
|Publisher or Printer||Charles C. Bigelow & Co., Doubleday & McClure Co., G. & C. Merriam Co.|
|Publication Year||1901, 1959|
|Number of Books||7|
- scuffs, tears, abrasions, and overall wear to covers and spines; losses and peeling to backstrips with backstrip almost completely removed from Emerson volume 5; bumped edges and corners; split and worn hinges; shaken spines with generally tight bindings; toning and damp staining; library stamp to title page of “Popular Studies of Ancient People”; dictionary with monogrammed cover; patina to brass mounts; chips and nicks to wood.
- measurements of book rack.