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Winter: From The Journal of Henry D. Thoreau
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1888 (c1887). First Edition. First printing Very near fine in its original green cloth covered beveled boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and a gilt embossed facsimile of the author's signature on the front board and black coated end papers. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine iss lightly rubbed as is the cloth at the upper and lower tips of the boards. Page 207/208 has a hole at the spine edge of the text about 1/2 way down the page of approximately 3/8" in diameter. On the front paste down is a very handsome, one inch square, black leather book plate of Burton Currie. The hinges and joints are tight and strong and the contents are free of any tanning or foxing. Edited by H. G. O. Blake. 439 pages including an index followed by a 14 page advertisement from Houghton Mifflin. This was the third of Thoreau's "four seasons" which followed Early Spring and Summer. Published records indicate that only 1,550 copies of the first printing of this title were produced making this a very uncommon title in highly collectable condition. (BAL, 20129; Borst, A.10.1a)
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