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Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862)

Auction:
2433
Lot:
350
Sold for:
$5,333$4,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2433
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2008 11:00AM

Description:

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862), The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1906, twenty volumes, manuscript edition numbered 363 of 600 copies, with Thoreau manuscript sheet laid into flyleaf, sheet size 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in., approximately 114 words, from "A Life without Principle," green cloth, 8vo, (manuscript good, bindings sunfaded to tan, with scattered staining and soiling, minor tears to spines, minor bumping and chipping, toned).
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

Henry David Thoreau, Houghton Mifflin Company, Bookbinding, Civil disobedience, Ecological succession, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Voluntaryists

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