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First Edition of Thoreau's first book
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Author: Thoreau, Henry David
Title: A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
Place Published: Boston and Cambridge
Publisher:James Munroe and Company
Date Published: 1849
Description:


413, [1] + [1] ad pp. (8vo) 19.9x12.5 cm (7¾x4¾"), original blindstamped brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt; housed in custom green cloth lipcase with folding chemise. One of only 1000 copies printed, and one of only 550 copies in Publisher's cloth. First Edition.



. First edition of Thoreau's first book. BAL binding state A (trade binding). BAL 20104.

Condition
Light wear and soiling to cloth with rubbing t edges, light chipping/repair to spine ends; ownership mark on front pastedown, small chip to top edge of title page; very good.
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First Edition of Thoreau's first book

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May 19, 2022
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Description
...
Heading:
Author: Thoreau, Henry David
Title: A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
Place Published: Boston and Cambridge
Publisher:James Munroe and Company
Date Published: 1849
Description:


413, [1] + [1] ad pp. (8vo) 19.9x12.5 cm (7¾x4¾"), original blindstamped brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt; housed in custom green cloth lipcase with folding chemise. One of only 1000 copies printed, and one of only 550 copies in Publisher's cloth. First Edition.



. First edition of Thoreau's first book. BAL binding state A (trade binding). BAL 20104.

Condition
...
Light wear and soiling to cloth with rubbing t edges, light chipping/repair to spine ends; ownership mark on front pastedown, small chip to top edge of title page; very good.

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