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Lot #65
Sold For$1,600.00(hammer price)
 $1,920.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedMay 13, 2016


Thoreau, Henry David, The Writings of Henry David Thoreau. Boston: Houghton Mifflin & Co., 1906. Limited edition, numbered 595 of 600 copies. 20 vols. Vol. I includes a holograph page discussing the differences between land and sea animals and the unique place of the frog. O. Green cloth. Deckled edges. Comprising: Concord and Merrimack Rivers, Walden, The Maine Woods, Cape Cod and Miscellanies (waterstained), Excursions and Poems (waterstained), Familiar Letters and Index, and Journal I-XIV. Cloth rippled and faded, grime to top edge, pages toned, and very scattered foxing, tears and handling stains/wear throughout. Holograph with several annotations in pencil.

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