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The Will To Believe, And Other Essays In Popular Philosophy (Inscribed By Henry James)

The Will To Believe, And Other Essays In Popular Philosophy (Inscribed By Henry James)

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The Will To Believe, And Other Essays In Popular Philosophy (Inscribed By Henry James)

by James, William (Inscribed By His Brother Henry James To Mrs. Muir-Mackenzie)

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New York / London / Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1897. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8 5/8" Tall. Xvii, 332 Pp. Green Cloth, Top Edge Gilt, Deckled Edges, Paper Spine Label. First Printing, 1897 Date On Title Page, 1896 Copyright Date, Preface Dated December 1896, No Additional Printing Indicated. Inscribed " To Mrs. (?) - Muir Mackenzie, The Benediction Of Henry James Oct: 31: 1901-" Mrs. Muir Mackenzie Was A Well Known Figure In London Society; Her Daughter "Miss Muir Mackenzie" Was An Expert Governess And Henry James Appointed Her "Hereditary Grand Governess" Of His Garden At Lamb House [See His Letters]. Light Wear, No Fraying, Considerable Wear To Paper Spine Label With A Few Minute Losses But Still Quite Readable; Rear Hinge Mostly Cracked. A Very Few Light Pencil Notes And Short Underlinings In Text, Not By James. Association Copies Between The Two James Brothers Are Uncommon.

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Title
The Will To Believe, And Other Essays In Popular Philosophy (Inscribed By Henry James)
Author
James, William (Inscribed By His Brother Henry James To Mrs. Muir-Mackenzie)
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Dust Jacket
Quantity Available
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Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
Publisher
Longmans, Green, and Co.
Place of Publication
New York / London / Bombay
Date Published
1897
Size
8 5/8" Tall
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
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Rare And Unusual Books; Literature: Nineteenth Century; Psychology and Human Behavior;

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Hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Top Edge Gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the pages...
Jacket
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Cracked
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