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Henry Thoreau, sauvage
F. Reider, Paris 1924 - First edition ("édition originale") limited to 121 copies, 8vo, pp. 320; contemporary half maroon morocco lettered in gilt on spine, the original yellow wrappers bound in, pages untrimmed, and t.e.g., the spine faded to brown and some wear to extremities but very good overall. Published the same year in an English translation by Van Wyck Brooks as Henry Thoreau, Bachelor of Nature. After Thoreau's death, according to Henry Seidel Canby, "it was left to the Frenchman Léon Bazalgette, in Henry Thoreau. Sauvage, written in what was then a new style of dramatized biography, to recognize that Thoreau was one of the significant personalities of the modern age" (Canby, Thoreau, pp. 445-446). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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