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Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Writings , Manuscript Edition.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
485
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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

Description:

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Writings, Manuscript Edition. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1906. Twenty octavo volumes uniformly bound in half green morocco, gilt spines, with a manuscript leaf in Thoreau's hand, inscribed on both sides, from Cape Cod, chapter 10, on Provincetown, bound at the beginning of volume one, limited edition, signed by the publisher, copy number 200 of 600; color frontispieces and a photograph of a flower in each volume, 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (20)
Estimate $5,000-7,000


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Keywords

Provincetown, Bookbinding, Civil disobedience, Ecological succession, Henry David Thoreau, Provincetown, Massachusetts, Public sphere, Publishing, Visual arts

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