1897 Rare Book - WALDEN or, Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau.
Author: Henry David Thoreau; Will H. Dircks (Introduction).
Title: WALDEN or, Life in the Woods with a biographical sketch by Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Language: Text in English
Publisher: Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, (Cambridge, The Riverside Press), 1897.
Size : 8 " X 5.5 ".
Pages: xxxvii-522 pages.
Binding: Near fine original full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a removable protective mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing or toning - as shown, name of a previous owner on the first endpaper - as shown, endpapers inner joint slightly worn but still tight - as shown).
The book: Rare Houghton, Mifflin and Company complete "popular" edition in one volume of Walden in a near fine original green publisher's cloth -- 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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