Lot 196 of 338:
Thoreau's 1st book, 2nd issue  

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

Thoreau, Henry David


Ticknor and Fields



413, [1] + 1 ad pp. (8vo) 19.1x12 cm (7½x4¾"),  original blindstamped plum cloth, spine lettered in gilt, yellow endpapers. Custom green cloth with snapping chemise, gilt lettering pieces. Second Issue. 

"Warden North Bend. O." written in pencil on front free endpaper. Cancel title page, publisher's advertisement for Walden at rear. Binding state c with T&F blindstamped on cover. Laid in loose is a copy ot the Thoreau Society Bulletin #69, Winter 1959. BAL 20104. 

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Chips at ends of darkened spine, gilt fading, front joint starting, cloth faded with some soiling; light foxing; very good overall.

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