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The Writings.
THOREAU, Henry David.

The Writings.

Availability: In stock

Published: Boston and New York Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1906

Stock Code: 86731

£12,500
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

The Manuscript Edition. Number 322 of 600 numbered sets, signed by the publisher on the limitation page. With a sample of Thoreau's autograph tipped-in on the first front free endpaper, a clipped extract of a letter, holograph, in pencil, to Harrison Blake, Concord, 29 June 1858, concerning a proposed trip to the White Mountains in a covered wagon.

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Description

20 volumes, octavo (220 x 147 mm). Contemporary brown half crushed morocco, titles and elaborate floral decoration to spines in compartments gilt, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed.

Illustrations

With a fold-out map of Concord, reproductions of Thoreau's journal illustrations, and over 100 tissue-guarded photogravues some of which are hand-coloured.

Condition

Light toning to marbled paper of boards, some plates with mild toning, very slight bumping to corners of some volumes, else an excellent set.

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