Library Insights focuses on individual books from the library that are especially noteworthy. Some contain inscriptions from her friends, others have markings by Wharton herself. Wharton’s personality springs from the pages of these texts, offering valuable insights to readers, scholars, and booklovers.
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Private Library Tours
($150 FOR TWO, BY RESERVATION ONLY)
Enjoy a private tour of Edith Wharton’s personal 2,700-volume library. Replete with personal notes, inscriptions, and markings in the acclaimed author’s own hand, these books provide a rare and wonderful glimpse into what Wharton was thinking, and feeling, over 100 years ago.