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Series 83 - Fairmount Series

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Publish Dates:
Fairmount Series
1894 - 1895
Varied reprint editions
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Title: Author: Year: Illustrator:
1 Crown of Wild Olive Ruskin, John  
1 Ethics of the Dust Ruskin, John  
1 Sesame and Lilies Ruskin, John  
2 Bacon's Essays Bacon, Francis  
2 Discourses of Epictetus Long, George  
2 Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Aurelius, Marcus  
3 Emerson's Essays, First Series Emerson, Ralph Waldo  
3 Emerson's Essays, Second Series Emerson, Ralph Waldo  
3 Representative Men Emerson, Ralph Waldo  
4 Dream Life Mitchell, Ik (Donald G.)  
4 Reveries of a Bachelor (For more information click here) Mitchell, Ik (Donald G.)  
4 Vicar of Wakefield Goldsmith, Oliver  
5 House of the Seven Gables Hawthorne, Nathaniel  
5 Scarlet Letter (For more information click here) Hawthorne, Nathaniel  
5 Wonder Book Hawthorne, Nathaniel  
6 Chesterfield's Letters, Sentences and Maxims Chesterfield, Lord  
6 Heroes and Hero Worship Carlyle, Thomas  
6 Sartor Resartus Carlyle, Thomas  
7 Essays of Elia Lamb, Charles  
7 Last Essays of Elia Lamb, Charles  
7 Tales from Shakespeare Lamb, Charles and Mary  
8 Cranford Gaskell, Mrs. E.C.  
8 Sketch Book Irving, Washington  
8 Window in Thrums Barrie, J.M.  
9 Drummond's Addresses Drummond, Henry  
9 Kept for the Master's Use Havergal, Frances Ridley  
9 Natural Law in the Spiritual World Drummond, Henry  
10 Lady of the Lake Scott, Sir Walter  
10 Lucile Meredith, Owen  
10 Undine Fouque, De La Motte  
11 Brooks' Addresses Brooks, Phillips  
11 Of the Imitation of Christ Kempis, Thomas A.  
11 My Point of View Drummond, Henry  
12 Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Byron, Lord  
12 Lalla Rookh Moore, Thomas  
12 Marmion Scott, Sir Walter  
13 Idylls of the King Tennyson, Alfred Lord  
13 Poems (Bryant) Bryant, William Cullen  
13 Princess and Maud Tennyson, Alfred Lord  
14 Belfry of Bruges, and Other Poems Longfellow, Henry  
14 Evangeline Longfellow, Henry  
14 Voices of the Night and Other Poems Longfellow, Henry  
15 Poems (Holmes) Holmes, Oliver Wendell  
15 Poems, Volume I (Whittier) Whittier, John Greenleaf  
15 Poems, Volume II (Whittier) Whittier, John Greenleaf  
16 Balzac's Shorter Stories Balzac, Honore de  
16 Poems (Poe) Poe, Edgar Allan  
16 Weird Tales Poe, Edgar Allan  
17 Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Franklin, Benjamin  
17 Greek Heroes Kingsley, Charles  
17 Tom Brown's School Days Hughes, Thomas  


Henry Altemus      Format: 1      Volumes: 1 - 17
Cloth. Multiple colors. Author and title in silver gilt within a four sided silver gilt decoration. 5.75 x 4.25. Boxed.

Henry Altemus      Format: 2      Volumes: 1 - 17
Half Russia. Full gilt back. Boxed.

Henry Altemus      Format: 3      Volumes: 1 - 17
Half Levant. Gilt top. Boxed. 5.75 x 4.25. Boxed.

Henry Altemus      Format: 4      Volumes: 1 - 17
Half calf. Gold vein paper sides. 5.75 x 4.25. 1895 only. Boxed.

Series Notes:
1. Sets consisted of three books- designated here by number. All were boxed.
2. Sets 1-6 were published in 1894. The rest of the sets (to #17) were published in 1895.


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