THOREAU, Henry David.

Walden

or Life in the Woods. With Sixteen Woodcuts by Eric Fitch Daglish.

London: Chapman & Hall Ltd, 1927 Stock Code: 138573
£1,500.00
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Beautifully illustrated signed limited edition

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").

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Description

Large octavo. Original vellum-backed light blue buckram boards, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. With the dust jacket.

Illustrations

Title page printed in red and black. Engraved title-page vignette, 16 full-page woodcuts with captioned tissue guards as called for, with an additional woodcut signed by the illustrator laid in.

Condition

Corners a touch rubbed, grey silk book marker laid in. A fine copy, the jacket whole and not price-clipped, browned and with a few marks, a little chipped at extremities.

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