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1885 WALDEN by Henry David Thoreau Massachusetts Illustrated Transcendentalism

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately…”--Henry David Thoreau

“Walden” is Henry David Thoreau's account of his two-year adventure in self-reliance amidst woodland in a cabin he built near Walden Pond near Concord, Massachusetts. He hoped to isolate himself from society to gain a more objective understanding of it. Simple living and self-sufficiency were Thoreau's other goals, and the whole project was inspired by transcendentalist philosophy, a central theme of the American Romantic Period.

This 1885 edition of “Walden” is bound attractively in green cloth with Thoreau’s signature in gold inlay on the front board.

Item number: #2637

Price: $350

THOREAU, Henry David


Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1885.


•Collation complete with all pages:357p

•Language: English

•Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure

•Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 12.5cm)

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1885 WALDEN by Henry David Thoreau Massachusetts

Estimate $350 - $700Apr 8, 2018