Essays By Emerson First Series


Available copies: Essays, First Series By Emerson, Ralph Waldo


Showing best matches | Show all copies

American essayist, philosopher and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882) lead Transcendentalism in the early nineteenth century and greatly influenced the later New Thought movement. Summing up his work, Emerson said that his primary principle was "the infinitude of the private man", and advised to "make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you." His First Series collects together the following 12 essays: History, Self-Reliance, Compensation, Spiritual Laws, Love, Friendship, Prudence, Heroism, The Over-Soul, Circles, Intellect and Art.


Essays First Series [with] Essays Second Series

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

London: Harrap, 1926. Engraved frontispieces. 2 vols. 8vo. Attractively bound in half red calf, paneled spine gilt with yellow lettering pieces, t.e.g., by Sangorski & Sutcliffe minor rubbing. Engraved frontispieces. 2 vols. 8vo.


  • Seller: James Cummins Bookseller
  • Published: 1926
  • Condition: Attractively bound in half red calf, paneled spine gilt with yellow lettering pieces, t.e.g., by Sangorski & Sutcliffe minor


Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson

2009-04-30. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


Essays, First Series (Large Print)

Ralph Waldo Emerson

2013-07-06. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson

2012-07-09. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson

2016-06-03. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


Essays First Series

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

New York: Lovell Brothers & Company. Hardcover. clean tight copy pages browning very little wear no date leather like binding 12 essays . Very Good.






Essays First Series

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1893. Riverside edition. Volume II of Emerson's Complete Works. Publisher's '1893' date on title page. A handsome copy bound in rich, dark blue publisher's cloth covers with bright and bold gilt letters on spine cover. 343 pages. Top page ends finished and gilt. A bare hint of rubbing to spine ends and corners. All cloth is present. Otherwise a very solid, tight, clean, complete copy with very clean, non-foxed internals. For the collector! Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. New and Revised, So Stated. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket Issued.


  • Seller: Silas Retlok
  • Published: 1893
  • Condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: New and Revised, So Stated

Essays, First Series

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Henry Altemus, Philadelphia, 1892. Hardcover. Good. Good hardcover. ORIGINAL 1892 PRINTING. Pages are clean and unmarked. Gilt top page edge. Covers (green cloth with gilt decoration/lettering) show light edge wear with rubbing. Covers show some cloth bubbling. Binding is tight, hinges strong. Previous owners inscription on inside front cover.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!


Essays, First Series

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

NY: Lovell, Coryell & Co.. Very Good- with no dust jacket. N.D.. First Edition. 1. Leather. Half leather with marbled boards and endpapers, brown and green leather spine labels with gilt lettering, gilt decoration on spine, t.e.g. . Rear hinge is cracked, leather is splitting for about 2" at the head of the spine, leather is very dry and rubbed on the spine and tips, else unmarked, square and clean. VERY GOOD- . . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 248 pp .


  • Seller: Round Table Books, LLC
  • Published: N.D.
  • Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition. 1


Essays First Series

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1903. Hardcover. Fine/Good. Size=5.5"x8.. (full book description) Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, MA, 1903. Later Edition Fine/Good+, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=5.5"x8.", 445pgs. States "Centenary Edition" on dust jacket. DJ spine lightly tanned, 1-1/2", 3/8" DJ tear top front edge, 3/8" DJ chip at rear fore-edges, price clipped. Book itself is clean, tight and bright. No ink names, tears, chips, etc. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!



ESSAYS ~ First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson

London: J. M. Dent and company/ Aldine House, 1903. Third edition. Hardcover. Very Good. vi, 288 pages. The Temple Classics series edited by Israel Gollancz. Third edition, September, 1903. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Top edge gilt. Condition of the book is very good; small booksellers label on front paste down from Flor & Fingel, Florence Italy, otherwise excellent, text is very clean, binding is tight. Essays RGR


Essays First Series

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1886. Riverside Edition, so stated. Being Volume II of Emerson's Complete Works. Blue cloth covers with gilt letters on spine cover. 343 pages. Top page ends finished and gilt. Very minor rubbing to some extremities. Not much at all. A tight, very clean book in and out. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. New and Revised Edition. Cloth. VG+/Near Fine/No Jacket Issued.


  • Seller: Silas Retlok
  • Published: 1886
  • Condition: VG+/Near Fine
  • Edition: New and Revised Edition

Essays, First Series

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. PAPERBACK. 1534847472 Special order direct from the distributor . New.



Essays First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson

J. M. Dent, 1903. Hardcover. Good. 1903. 288 pages. Green leather boards. Contains black and white frontispiece. Tanning and foxing to endpapers and text block edge with thumbing throughout. Inscription to front endpaper. Cracks to guttering, pages remain tight. Boards have rub wear and marking with sunning to spine and edges. Bumping and scuffing to corners, edges and spine ends. Some surface drop marking with bowing to front board.



Essays. First Series

Waldo Emerson, Ralph

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Henry Altemus. Hardcover. 4 1/4 " X 6" Literature GOOD / NO DUST JACKET. 322 pp. Text clean and unmarked except for previous owner's name and markings in pencil at front and back endpapers. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Ralph Waldo Emrson in b/w. Page edges slightly toned. Light red-brown cloth boards with silver decorative border at front, lettered in silver at front and spine. Boards lightly scuffed, water stains at lower edges and spine, corners worn to boards, spine cocked. Joints and hinges good, binding intact and stable. . Good. 1895.


Essays, First Series

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. PAPERBACK. 1502948680 Special order direct from the distributor . New.


Essays- First Series

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Houghton Mifflin , 1883. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Volume II of The Works of Ralph W. Emerson. In green cloth with oval decoration in gilt of house on front board..



Essays First Series

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Hardcover. 5 x 8 in. American Literature GOOD/ NO JACKET. 445 p., gilt on top edges of pages Text is clean and unmarked except for previous owner's signature and date of 1903. Centenary edition Vol. II. Dark green boards with gilt lettering. Corners are bumped, top edge of spine is frayed. Spine is tight and sound. . Good. 1903.


Essays First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson

This book is about philosophy. The study of the fundamental nature.


Essays, First Series

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. PAPERBACK. 1500662054 Special order direct from the distributor . New.


ESSAYS FIRST SERIES

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

New York Hurst & Company No Date.. Hardcover. Slight cover edge wear;gilg top page edges;VG;name fep. 151 pgs. Binding is Hb. 0.0


Essays First Series

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1900. Riverside Edition,being Volume II of Emerson's Complete Works. Bound in blue textured publisher's cloth covers with gilt letters on spine cover. 343 numbered pages. Publisher's '1900' date on title page.Front cover has ten small, minor blemish spots. Not much. Edges a bit rubbed. Small presentation inscription on title page. A working copy with underlining and check marks throughout in pencil. Some pages paper clipped. Otherwise a tight, complete copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. New and Revised Edition, So Stated. Cloth. Good/No Jacket Issued.


  • Seller: Silas Retlok
  • Published: 1900
  • Condition: Good
  • Edition: New and Revised Edition, So Stated

Essays, First Series

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Philadelphia: Henry Altemus. Hardcover. Philadelphia, 1899. Illustrated green cloth covered boards with gold titles and cover illustration; edges and covers worn; spine ends are torn and frayed; 16mo - over 5 3/4" to 6 3/4" tall; no jacket. Pages toned, interior is unmarked; rear hinge starting; 322 pages. . Good. 1899.


Essays First Series

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Hurst Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Reprint.. History, Self-Reliance, Compensation.Heroism. Former owner's name on front endpaper dated 1889. pasted on poem 'Brahma' below author's name on title page cut out from newpaper. Arlington Edition. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


THERE is one mind common to all individual men. Every man is an inlet to the same and to all of the same. He that is once admitted to the right of reason is made a freeman of the whole estate. What Plato has thought, he may think; what a saint has felt, he may feel; what at any time has befallen any man, he can understand. Who hath access to this universal mind is a partyTHERE is one mind common to all individual men. Every man is an inlet to the same and to all of the same. He that is once admitted to the right of reason is made a freeman of the whole estate. What Plato has thought, he may think; what a saint has felt, he may feel; what at any time has befallen any man, he can understand. Who hath access to this universal mind is a party to all that is or can be done, for this is the only and sovereign agent. Of the works of this mind history is the record. Its genius is illustrated by the entire series of days. Man is explicable by nothing less than all his history. Without hurry, without rest, the human spirit goes forth from the beginning to embody every faculty, every thought, every emotion, which belongs to it, in appropriate events. But the thought is always prior to the fact; all the facts of history preexist in the mind as laws. Each law in turn is made by circumstances predominant, and the limits of nature give power to but one at a time. A man is the whole encyclopaedia of facts. The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn, and Egypt, Greece, Rome, Gaul, Britain, America, lie folded already in the first man. Epoch after epoch, camp, kingdom, empire, republic, democracy, are merely the application of his manifold spirit to the manifold world....more

One thought on “Essays By Emerson First Series

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *