Brussels, Belgium: Paul Lacomblez, 1894. First edition. Hardcover. 251pp. Octavo [17.9cm]. Brown leather binding with gilt decoration. Edges of textblock are also gilt. Five raised bands on the spine. Rolled edges on the inside of the boards with marbled paper endpages. Top head edge is very slightly bowed, tail fore-edge corners slightly bumped. Pages age toned, Minor dampstaining on front and back free endpapers. Very good. Item #58512
Contains seven of Emerson's most popular essays including "Self Reliance", "Compensation", "Spiritual Laws", "The Poet", "Character", "The Over-Soul", and "Fate"