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Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Plan of a Woodlot in Lincoln and Concord Mass., Conveyed by Willard T. Farrar to Geo. Heywood, April 3

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Plan of a Woodlot in Lincoln and Concord Mass., Conveyed by Willard T. Farrar to Geo. Heywood, April 30, 1857. Signed survey in Thoreau's hand in brown ink on heavy wove paper, marking out a 3 acre 59 rod piece of land on the Lincoln-Concord town line, bound by the road to Wayland, and the properties of C. Stow, Garvis, Heywood, and Farrar; dusty, old central fold (beginning to separate), some spotting, docketed on verso with title in Thoreau's hand, 15 1/2 x 10 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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