Item #329337 THE LETTERS OF CHARLOTTE, During Her Connexion with Werter [by William James]. [Two volumes in one, as issued]. William James.
THE LETTERS OF CHARLOTTE, During Her Connexion with Werter [by William James]. [Two volumes in one, as issued]
THE LETTERS OF CHARLOTTE, During Her Connexion with Werter [by William James]. [Two volumes in one, as issued]

THE LETTERS OF CHARLOTTE, During Her Connexion with Werter [by William James]. [Two volumes in one, as issued].

New York: Printed by William A. Davis, for E. Duyckinck & Co. T. Allen, T. & J. Swords, T. Greenleaf, and J. Tiebout, 1797.

First American edition. 240 pages. 16mo. Spine and covers are moderately worn at extremities, few nicks to front flyleaf, scattered foxing to text, bit of early, faint staining on rear endpapers, else a very good copy ESTC W20676 ; Evans 32313; [OCLC & ESTC notes copies with frontispiece engraved by John Scoles; frontispiece is not present in this copy, with no evidence of ever having been present]. Item #329337

An epistolary novel, "Written in imitation of Goethe's Sorrows of Werter, and intended to counter the dangerous ideas of that work. Attributed to William James on the basis of a letter, now part of the Speck Collection of Goetheana at Yale University, from James to the London publisher Cadell" [ESTC].

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