My Study Fire

By: Mabie, Hamilton Wright

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With Sixty Five Illustrations by Maude Alice and Genevieve Cowles. Hardcover in green cloth with elaborate gilt decoration, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches, 288 pages, numerous black and white illustrated plates plus in-text drawings, typographic decoration at beginning of each chapter; boards rubbed and edge worn, spine faded, binding a little tender. Hamilton Wright Mabie (1846-1916) was an American essayist, editor, critic, and lecturer. The two series of My Study Fire, written in 1890 and 1894 respectively, are described as "Reflective considerations of life in essay form that crystallize truths via apt sentences, digestible phrases, and suggestions. Homelike, comfortable, engaging truths with a cozy exterior, beneath which lie close analysis, keen judgment, ethical suggestions, personal interpretations, and intimations of divinity." -- Google Books

Title: My Study Fire

Author Name: Mabie, Hamilton Wright

Categories: Beautiful Bindings, Essays,

Publisher: New York, NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1899

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 001042

Keywords: ESSAY COLLECTION DECORATIVE PUBLISHERS BINDING ART NOUVEAU STYLE MAUDE ALICE GENEVIEVE COWLES