This book is from the Harvard Classics Series published in 1909 by P.F. Collier and Son. This is volume 5 of the series. The book is hardcover and it is a library discard book. This volume features essays and English traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Included in this volume is Emerson's address to the Phi Beta Kappa Society at Cambridge in 1837, The American Scholar, as well as his 1836 essay, Nature, about his philosophy of transcendentalism.
This book is old and does show some signs of age. There is wear to the corners, covers and spine. There is writing in both the inside front and inside back covers. There are also markings on the spine, covers and some of the pages that indicate this was a library book.
This book has a total of 493 pages. There are no missing or torn pages.