Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1947.
Seller ID: 4716s
First Edition. Octavo, green cloth, brown labels, gilt letters, 797 pp. Very Good+ in a chipped dust jacket. ÔThis new collection of Henry Adams letters throws fresh light on the man. Here is the well-known Adams brusqueness and eccentricity, and here also is his litt-known warmth and tenderness. This is the most complete picture yet presented of Henry Adams. He emerges as a scholar, teacher, writer, and warm-hearted dilettante. There are about 650 letters in this collection, written to a hundred different people, and they date from 1858 to 1918...An important introduction brings out ma... View More...