1875. Item #86786
EMERSON, Ralph Waldo. PARNASSUS. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1875. 2nd edition, morocco issue. Bound in 1/2 red leather with gilt-stamped title and marbled paper boards. Bookplate to front pastedown and a very early gift inscription, dated Christmas 1874, on fly leaf. Weak front hinge. A volume of quotes and verse collected and organized by subject over years of reading by Emerson. Includes table of contents and index of authors and of first lines. (Myerson F7).