THOREAU, Henry David.

Rare books by Henry David Thoreau, including first editions and finely bound copies of Walden and A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers and handsome sets of his collected works. Regularly stocked editions of Thoreau's works include the Writings.

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  1. Letters to Various Persons.
    THOREAU, Henry David. Letters to Various Persons.

    Boston : 1865

    First edition in the binding variant A, described in BAL as presumably the earliest of a number of styles, and cloth type Z. This volume compiles a large number of letters written by Thoreau to correspondents such as his wife, his sister, and Ralph Waldo Emerson, along with nine poems. An exceptional copy, Thoreau's books are rarely found in such beautiful... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 79534

  2. Cape Cod.
    THOREAU, Henry David. Cape Cod.

    Boston : 1865

    First edition in binding variant A with Thoreau named as the author of Walden on the spine, and cloth type Z, one of several binding styles 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. A lovely copy, Thoreau's... Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 79532

  3. The Writings.
    THOREAU, Henry David. The Writings.

    Boston : 1906

    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. Learn More
    £12,500.00

    Stock Code: 94914

  4. Walden
    THOREAU, Henry David. Walden

    London : 1927

    Signed limited edition, number 52 of 100 copies numbered and signed by the artist, each printed on English handmade paper, with the plates on Japanese vellum, each with an additional woodcut signed by Daglish (in the present copy laid in opposite 198, the facing page captioned "There, too, the turtle-doves sat"). Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 138573

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