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THOREAU, Henry David.

Cape Cod.

Published: Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1865

Stock code: 70977

Price: £4,750

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First edition in binding variant C, one of seven bindings used on the first edition without precedence. Cape Cod, a collection of ten essays on the scenery and people of the region, was based on three trips that Thoreau made between 1849 and 1855. This copy is in particularly attractive condition.

Octavo. Original dark green panelled diamond-grain cloth, titles to spine gilt, brown coated endpapers. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine rolled, light tanning and occasional spotting to contents. Cloth bright and fresh. An excellent copy.

Bibliography: BAL 20115.

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