The Maine Woods. Henry THOREAU, avid.

The Maine Woods

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864. First Edition. First printing, with priced list of Thoreau's works and without edition statement on copyright page. 12mo (19cm). In original publisher's cloth (purple P cloth, a variant listed in BAL but not in Borst), titled in gold on spine; brown coated endpapers; one page of ads facing t.p., April 1864 catalogue and one-page ad for the Thirteenth Volume of The Atlantic at rear; [8], [1] 2-84 [85] 86-160 [161] 162-304 [305-307] 308-328,[1] 2-22, [2] pp. Ink ex-libris dated August 1864 to prelim, with owner's name excised. Sturdy and tight, spine sunned, with wear to head and tail; occasional foxing; minor stain to margins of pp. 325-8 and ad leaves at rear, not affecting printed area; nevertheless, Very Good.

Edited by William Ellery Channing and Sophia Thoreau. This copy has the earliest version of the Ticknor & Fields catalogue at rear. Blanck notes 1650 copies in the first printing. BAL 20113, BORST A4.1.a.

Price: $1,250.00

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