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THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. WALDEN: OR, LIFE IN THE WOODS. BOSTON: 1854. FIRST EDITION

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  • Walden: Or, Life in the Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854 
8vo. Wood-engraved vignette of Thoreau's hut after a sketch by his sister Sophia, lithographed plan of Walden Pond, 8pp. of publisher's advertisements at the end dated April, 1854; one or two stray spots, occasional offsetting. Original brown cloth ruled and decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered; minor soiling, minor fraying to head and tail of spine. In quarter brown morocco slipcase and chemise, spine gilt lettered. 
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