Item #61821 Five minutes before 3 p.m., Father died. Henry David Thoreau.

Five minutes before 3 p.m., Father died...

[Iowa City: Kim Merker, n.d., 1965 or after]. Broadside approx. 21¼" x 7¼", edition limited to 35 copies from Spectrum and Centaur types on handmade U I C B paper. Printed in red and black, and with a woodcut of Thoreau at the top by Antonio Frasconi. This copy, while unnumbered, is inscribed in pencil: "to Kim Merker who did the beautiful printing. Frasconi." The woodcut is the same as used in A Vision of Thoreau with His 1849 Essay: Civil Disobedience [with] Woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi, Spiral Press, 1965. No mention of this broadside in Berger, Printing and the Mind of Merker. Not found in OCLC. The text by Thoreau concerns the death of his father, as recorded in his journals February 3, 1859. Item #61821

Price: $400.00

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