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Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Excursions.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1190C
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Excursions. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1863. First edition, octavo, engraved portrait frontispiece with tissue guard, bound in publisher's full greenish blue zigzag textured fabric with wreath motif on each board, grape leaves in each corner, spine lettered in gilt within holly motif frames, some wear to covering material, short split at bottom of front joint, 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 in.
Estimate $700-900


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Bookbinding, Civil disobedience, Crafts, Excursions, Henry David Thoreau, Lecturers, Paper art, Publishing, Ticknor and Fields, Visual arts, Writers

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