Walden; or, Life in the woods. By Henry D. Thoreau.
- Other Title:
- Life in the woods
- Boston, Ticknor and Fields, 1854.
357 p., plan. 18 cm.
- Embossed bindings.
- Place of Publication:
- United States Massachusetts Boston.
- "Stereotyped at the Boston Stereotype Foundry."--T.p. verso.
Title vignette (Thoreau's hut at Walden Pond); the plan is of Walden Pond, 1846.
"Copies of the inserted map occur with the imprint of S.W. Chandler & Bro., with the imprint reading very faintly, or without the imprint."--Cf. BAL.
Publisher's advertisements dated June 1854 (8 p.) inserted between back free endpaper and pastedown.
1st edition. "The lines beginning "Light-winged smoke, Icarian bird' (p. 271) were published in the Dial, for April, 1843, under the title of 'Smoke,' but nothing else in the book appears ever to have been printed before."--F. H. Allen, A bibl. of H. D. Thoreau, 1908.
"Complemental verses" by T. Carew: p. 87.
First edition--F.H. Allen, A bibl. of H.D. Thoreau, 1908.
"Complemental verses" by T. Carew; p. 87.
- Local notes:
- Athenaeum copy: Embossed dark brown cloth binding with design and title in gold on spine.
- Penn Chronology:
- Cited in:
- BAL, 20106
- Carew, Thomas, 1595?-1639?
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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