Nature and Other Addresses. Ralph Waldo EMERSON.

Nature and Other Addresses

New York: John B. Alden, Publisher, 1886. 19.5x11cm: 101pp. Blue cloth boards with beveled edges and gilt lettering, ruling, and butterfly design to spine. Top edge gilt. Golden floral endpapers. Boards a bit rubbed with light wear to edges. Spine ends bumped with some fraying to head. Corners bumped with some exposure. Spine cracked at a few gatherings. Previous owner’s name stamped to a few pages. Very Good.

In Nature, Emerson lays the foundation of transcendentalism, a philosophical movement that believes in the inherent goodness of people and nature. The essay consists of eight sections: Nature, Commodity, Beauty, Language, Discipline, Idealism, Spirit and Prospects. Each section adopts a different perspective on the relationship between humans and nature.

Price: $45.00

Item #10114