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Walden and Other Writings of Henry David Thoreau (Modern Library #155.3) by  Henry David THOREAU - Hardcover - [c.1959] - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 85123)

Walden and Other Writings of Henry David Thoreau (Modern Library #155.3)

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Walden and Other Writings of Henry David Thoreau (Modern Library #155.3)

by THOREAU, Henry David

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. [c.1959]. Hardcover. A collection of the Henry David Thoreau's works in a Modern Library edition. Includes "Walden", "Cape Cod", "Civil Disobedience" and "Slavery in Massachusetts", among other works. Edited, and with a biographical introduction by Brooks Atkinson and a foreword by Townsend Scudder. --- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 388 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1959 (though 1950 date appears in book). ML #155.3. --- With inked gift inscription to front free endpaper and minor soiling to textblock fore-edge, else an unmarked, sound copy. Price-clipped dust jacket with tears & creasing to head of spine, otherwise bright, intact and wrapped in new removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxiv, 732 pages .


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Walden and Other Writings of Henry David Thoreau (Modern Library #155.3)
THOREAU, Henry David
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Used - Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
The Modern Library / Random House
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Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).


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