"TO BE GREAT IS TO BE MISUNDERSTOOD": THE WORKS OF EMERSON, FINE CONCORD EDITION
EMERSON, Ralph Waldo. The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1903-04. Twelve volumes. Small octavo, contemporary three-quarter navy morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt.
"Concord Edition" of Emerson's works, with frontispiece portraits and 44 plates, handsomely bound by James MacDonald.
Includes Emerson's poetry, lectures, biographical sketches, letters, and essays. "Emerson's fame both at home and abroad rests securely upon the fact that he had something of importance to say, and that he said it with a beautiful freshness which does not permit his best pages to grow old" (DAB).
A lovely set in fine condition.