433
433
Thoreau, Henry David
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 8,125 USD
JUMP TO LOT
433
Thoreau, Henry David
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 8,125 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Thoreau, Henry David

Walden; or, Life in the Woods.  Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854

8vo (7  1/4  x 4  1/2  in.; 184 x 114 mm).  Title-page vignette with Thoreau's hut, map of Walden Pond, final blank, 8-page publisher's advertisement inserted between rear endpapers; minor spottnig to first few leaves, title-page very slightly browned.  Publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt; spine ends somewhat frayed, few light spots on covers.  Half blue morocco slipcase, chemise; some fading.


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Provenance

The Rosenbach Company (1941) — Thomas W. Streeter (his sale, Parke-Bernet, 21 October 1969, lot 4199)

Literature

Allen 8; Borst A2.1.a

Catalogue Note

First edition, first printing.  The Streeter copy. 

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