The Conduct of Life. By R[alph]. W[aldo]. Emerson. [1860].

The Conduct of Life.  By R[alph]. W[aldo]. Emerson.  Boston:  Ticknor and Fields, 1860.  [1st edition].  8vo.  (viii), 288pp., plus 16pp. ads listing books offered.  Light brown pebbled cloth, stamped floral design on covers, gilt lettering on spine.  Covers rubbed, sm 1/2" piece of front hinge torn, corners and edges rubbed, pen marks at fly leaf, else a tight copy, generally Good to VG.  At rear, in the books offered by this publisher, this volume is listed as Nearly Ready.  The author discusses Fate; Power; Wealth; Culture; Behavior; Worship; Considerations By The Way; Beauty; and Illusions.