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Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
554
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862), A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, Boston and Cambridge: James Munroe and Company, 1849, first edition, first printing, pagination: [2 blank pages], [1-7], 8-413, [1 blank page], [1 blank page, then publisher's advertisement for the upcoming release of Walden], [3 blank pages], in original blind embossed brown cloth, spine with seven horizontal scroll-embossed bands, covers with Rococo designs within five rule frame, buff endpapers, with half morocco slip-case, 8vo, (bumped, header and footer of spine chipped, minor wear to top edge of spine hinge at rear, scattered soiling, light browning, modern bookplate to front pastedown). BAL 20104, Borst A1.1.a
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Concord river, Merrimack river, James Munroe, Cambridge, printing, then publisher, BAL, Book, Endpaper, Henry David Thoreau, Walden

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