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THOREAU, Henry David.

The Writings.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1906 Stock Code: 94914
£12,500.00
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WITH AN ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LEAF

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.

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Description

20 volumes, octavo (220 x 147 mm). Attractively bound in recent dark green morocco, raised bands, titles and tools to compartments gilt, floral frames to boards gilt, top edges gilt, other untrimmed, marbled endpapers.

Illustrations

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.

Condition

Mild toning to margins of text blocks, otherwise a fine set.

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