Walden; or, life in the woods. Henry David Thoreau.
Walden; or, life in the woods
Walden; or, life in the woods

Walden; or, life in the woods

Boston: for members of the Bibliophile Society, 1909. Edition limited to 483 copies on Holland hand-made paper, 2 volumes, large 8vo, the first of two "forms" noted by BAL with two title pages in volume I (etched and engraved), and a corresponding "Memorandum" slip laid in; pp. xxxii, [2], 208; [6], 263, [1]; errata slip, limitation certificate in each volume; portrait of Thoreau after a daguerreotype as etched by etched W.H.W. Bicknell; 2 facsimiles of the Walden MS., engraved headpiece of Thoreau's cabin at Walden Pond, 9 mounted photographs inserted, publisher's quarter vellum; publisher's slipcases (a bit rubbed and scuffed, outer slipcase for volume I lacking; paper labels on spines. BAL 20147: "A revised edition based on the manuscript then in the possession of W.K. Bixby and, according to the Prefatory Remarks (p. ix), containing upwards of twelve thousand words omitted from the printed editions." Item #56100

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