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Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Walden; or, Life in the Woods.

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
1284
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Walden; or, Life in the Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854. First edition, octavo, publisher's blind stamped brown cloth, Concord, MS bookseller A. Stacy's ticket pasted inside front board, ads dated June 1854, some signatures sprung, damaged to spine, corners rubbed, 7 x 4 1/4 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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Keywords

Bookbinding, Civil disobedience, Concord, Massachusetts, Henry David Thoreau, Public sphere, Publishing, Ticknor and Fields, Visual arts, Walden

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