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[Thoreau, Henry D. 2 Titles.
++ A YANKEE IN CANADA, WITH ANTI-SLAVERY AND REFORM PAPERS. Bos: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. 1st collected edition, in “A” binding. (Wreath blindstamped at center of covers. “Ticknor” at spine base is serifed. Gray-brown cloth. Brown eps.) BAL 20117. Includes “Life Without Principle” (pp248-273). “Civil Disobedience” (pp123-151), preceded by its inclusion in Elizabeth Peabody’s anthology “Aesthetic Papers.” [4], 276, blank [2] pp. 8vo. Slight wear to spine ends and corners of covers. Hinges cracked, text itself very good, 1 page of Civil Disobedience has marginal pencil. ++ UNPUBLISHED POEMS BY BRYANT AND THOREAU: "Musings”by William Cullen Bryant and “Godfrey of Boulogne” by Henry David Thoreau. Bos: Bibliophile Soc., 1907. 4 leaves/plates on vellum: Limitation plate, Bibliophile Society emblem, title, and illustration between last 2 pages. 8vo. orig boards.
Rubber stamp to upper margin of 1st text page, otherwise very good. Bookplate on front pastedown. 1.5 Lb.

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2 Thoreau books incl: A YANKEE IN CANADA... 1866.

Auction ended on Thu, Sep 8, 2016
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Falls Church, VA 22046
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