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

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,020
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Title:
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
Author:
Thoreau, Henry David
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
Ticknor and Fields
Date:
1862
Description:

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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Condition:
Chips at ends of darkened spine, gilt fading, front joint starting, cloth faded with some soiling; light foxing; very good overall.
 
Item number:
301153
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