London: Macmillan and Co., 1895. Full morocco, 7 inches tall. A remarkable heavy Victorian binding with a smooth back and eccentric gilt tooling to the spine and boards. With blind tooled pig skin endpapers. With the bookplate of Charles Noon who has also inscribed his name in ink on the first blank. Emerson, 'The Sage of Concord', American essayist, philosopher, abolitionist, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. A splendid copy of these highly influential essays.