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THOREAU, Henry David.

The Writings.

Published: Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1906

Stock code: 94914

Price: £12,500

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The Manuscript Edition. This set number 255 of 600 numbered and signed by the publisher. With a leaf from an original draft manuscript entirely in Thoreau’s autograph, bound into the first volume.

20 volumes, octavo (220 147 mm). Recent dark green morocco, raised bands, titles and tools to compartments gilt, floral frames to boards gilt, top edges gilt, other untrimmed, marbled endpapers. With a fold out map of Concord, reproductions of Thoreau’s journal illustrations, and over 100 tissue-guarded photogravures, some of which are hand-coloured. Mild toning to margins of text blocks, otherwise a fine set.

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