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

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1190E
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Maine Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864. First edition, octavo, some tears to advertisement leaf facing title, no edition statement on copyright page, no ads at end, original brown coated endleaves, bound in publisher's faded brownish purple zigzag textured cloth blocked in blind with wreath motif, spine blocked in gilt within holly leaf frames, spine sunned, spine endcaps frayed at head and tail, stains to several leaves, damage to read endleaf, 7 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700


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Book publishing, Bookbinding, Crafts, Graphic design, Henry David Thoreau, Paper art, Print production, Publishing, Ticknor and Fields, Visual arts, Writers, Zigzag

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