Walden, or Life in the Woods
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854.
First edition. Ads dated April 1854, the earliest date but no priority as per BAL 20106. Map has S.W. Chandler & Bro. imprint. 357, [3, blank], [2, rear endpaper], 8 [ads] pp. with map facing p. 307. Bound in publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine, original yellow endpapers. A Very Good+ copy with no restoration or work done, unsophisticated and desirable thus. Bright gilt; sharp and distinct blindstamping to cloth with chipping to cloth at head and tail. Former owners' bookplates on paste down and front free endpaper with a little associated wrinkling, occasional offsetting to text, very little foxing, slight waviness to contents. Housed in a green cloth chemise. A lovely copy of the classic nature study and apogee of Transcendentalist philosophy.
A lovely copy of the classic nature study and apogee of Transcendentalist philosophy.Item #140945020