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Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Maine Woods.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
484
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Maine Woods. Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1864. First edition, 12mo, no edition statement on copyright page, list of ads at the end dated June 1864; bound in full publisher's textured blue cloth, spine stamped in gilt, coated brown endleaves; corners slightly bumped, some spotting to interior; one signature slightly sprung, 7 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.
Estimate $250-350


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Keywords

Book design, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Civil disobedience, Henry David Thoreau, Maine, Public sphere, Publishing, Ticknor, Ticknor and Fields, Visual arts

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