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The descent of man and other stories by Edith Wharton.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937.
Publication:
New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1904. (New York : The Trow Press)
Format/Description:
Book
[8], 312 p. 20 cm.
Subjects:
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Contents:
The descent of man.
The mission of Jane.
The other two.
The quicksand.
The dilettante.
The reckoning.
Expiation.
The lady's maid's bell.
A Venetian night's entertainment.
Notes:
Third collection of the author's short stories.
This collection appeared in two distinct editions in 1904. The Scribner (American) edition had nine stories; the Macmillan (London) edition had ten stories (including "The Letter") and were arranged in a different order.
Title printed in black within red design and single-ruled border.
Red textured cloth boards stamped in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt stained; other edges untrimmed.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has bookplate and autograph of Russell Gray May 1904.
Penn Provenance:
Gray, Russell (autograph) (bookplate) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1904
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
830232
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