DescriptionEdith Wharton. The Age of Innocence. New York: D. Appleton, 1920.
First edition, first issue with "Forasmuch" on page 186, line 7 and (1) on page 365. Octavo. 364 pages.
Publisher's terracotta cloth with black stamping. Cloth is rubbed and lightly soiled. Spine leaning. Front and rear hinges tender; rear hinge splitting. Good.
This now-classic novel detailing American upper-class life and mores won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1921, the first time the prize was awarded to a woman writer.
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