1893 Scarce Edition - WALDEN or, Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau with Photogravures.
Author: Henry David Thoreau.
Title: WALDEN or, Life in the Woods.
Language: Text in English.
Publisher: Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, (Cambridge, The Riverside Press), no date (circa 1893). First thus in this beautiful binding variant with the photogravures.
Size : 8 " X 5 ".
Pages: 522 pages.
Binding: Attractive, scarce, and very good original illustrated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a removable protective mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing or toning - as shown, name and ex-libris of previous owners (Mr. & Mrs. Charles Gilman) on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 8 full-page inspiring photogravures.
Estimate: (Scarce with practically no other copy in this binding variant available worldwide).
The book: Scarce 1893 Houghton, Mifflin and Company complete edition in one volume of Walden with the photogravures in a scarce illustrated binding variant -- Walden is a book by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau. The text is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is a part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, a voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and (to some degree) manual for self-reliance.
The author: Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862) was an American essayist, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian. A leading transcendentalist, Thoreau is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay "Civil Disobedience" (originally published as "Resistance to Civil Government"), an argument for disobedience to an unjust state.
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